COVID-19 Fighting a Pandemic

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Genre)  current affairs

Format) 1×53’

Synopsis) As the new coronavirus cases multiply in what the WHO calls a global “pandemic,” what do we know, how does it spread, and what treatment is available? Through exclusive access to the heart of the Japanese government’s coronavirus task team, NHK delivers the latest status (as of end-March 2020) from the frontlines. In terms of airborne infection, an experiment using high sensitivity cameras illustrates how micro particles emitted by humans in normal conversation can linger in mid-air far longer than expected. Also, medical researchers are finding that a number of existing drugs is proving effective in treatment. Of the 1200 tested, at least four are currently in clinical trials.

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COVID-19: Fighting a Pandemic[EN] http://pv-nhk-ep.com/NewsLetter/?mid=5b9a3a0700027af235c

Contact:

Chie Muto | Contents Distribution 

NHK Enterprises, Inc | 4-14 Kamiyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0047

T: +81-3-3468-6984 | E: muto-ch@nhk-ep.co.jp

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