Chinese coronavirus

Study: Japan’s Suicides Jump 16% in Coronavirus Second Wave

Monthly suicide rates in Japan increased by 16 percent from July to October 2020 compared to the same period the previous year, Japanese researchers have found. The three-month interval coincided with Japan’s second wave of Chinese coronavirus outbreaks, Reuters reported Sunday.

TOKYO, JAPAN - JANUARY 12: Commuters, mostly wearing face masks, pass through a train station as they travel to work during the first full week of Tokyos second state of emergency on January 12, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo and its surrounding prefectures remain under a month-long state of emergency …

Report: North Korea, Which Claims Zero Coronavirus Cases, Requests Vaccines

The Wall Street Journal claimed Monday, citing one “person familiar with the matter,” that the communist regime governing North Korea formally submitted a request to participate in a global plan to distribute Chinese coronavirus vaccines, despite insisting it has not confirmed a single case of coronavirus disease within its borders.

Health workers spray disinfectant inside the Pyongyang Department Store No. 1 prior to opening for business, in Pyongyang on December 28, 2020. (Photo by KIM Won Jin / AFP) (Photo by KIM WON JIN/AFP via Getty Images)