Why Are There So Few Coronavirus Cases in Japan?
The National Interest -

Jonathan Newton

Public Health, Japan

It's not because of low testing.

It has been suggested quite widely that the relatively low number of known cases of COVID-19 in Japan is mainly due to the low number of tests for the disease that have been carried out. But looking more closely at the maths shows that this is almost certainly wrong. Japan has experienced a slow growth in the disease relative to other countries despite limited testing.

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