Japanese experts comment on the coronavirus(English)

80-Year-Old Woman Dies of New Coronavirus, How She Died

On the 22nd of January, she began to feel tired and on the 25th, she had a loss of appetite.

She visited her first health care provider on January 28 for follow-up.

On February 1, she was diagnosed with pneumonia and went to another medical institution.
Since he had never traveled abroad, he was suspected to have pneumonia caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae, and was given antibiotics from the time he was hospitalized.
No viral testing was done.

On February 6, she was transferred to another medical facility due to a worsening respiratory condition.

On February 12, the treatment was ineffective and his breathing condition worsened. Virus testing was conducted.

He died at about 1:30 on February 13.
At around 4:00 p.m., the test results confirmed that the patient was infected with a new type of coronavirus.

A fact that is spreading across Japan

February 14.
A Japanese man in his 50s infected with a new virus in Hokkaido is treated in the intensive care unit.

February 14.
A Japanese man in his 60s was confirmed infected with a new virus in Aichi Prefecture; on February 3, he had a fever of 39 degrees and went to the hospital; on February 10, he had pneumonia; on February 13, he was transported to an ambulance due to lightheadedness; on February 14, a coronavirus infection was confirmed.

February 14.
A Japanese man in his 50s infected with a new virus in Hokkaido is treated in the intensive care unit.

February 14.
A Japanese man in his 60s was confirmed infected with a new virus in Aichi Prefecture.

February 14.
A new virus infected a Japanese man in his 30s who is a municipal employee living in Kanagawa Prefecture.

Tokyo Metropolitan Government examines people with high levels of contact even if they don’t show symptoms

February 14.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government will test all persons who have been confirmed to be in close contact with the infected person, regardless of their symptoms, for the new coronavirus. The company plans to announce the results as soon as they are known.

Japan expert’s comments

February 14.
New virus A doctor who boarded and examined a cruise ship in Yokohama.
We didn’t know how it would get infected, so we thought we’d protect ourselves anyway.

February 15.
Prof. Mitsuo Garai, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University: “It could be said that we have a situation where an outbreak of infection could occur anywhere and at any time in Japan.
It is necessary to revisit infection prevention measures such as reliable disinfection and wearing masks. We need to work together as a team or in pairs to make sure that we are all doing our best when we take off our masks and goggles.

We’re losing track of how it got here.

When you put the news in chronological order, there are some things you can see.
This time, I think it means that we need to re-examine our prevention methods.

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