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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 …