Japan's COVID R&D Frontline

The Signs

15m 00s
Broadcast on February 5, 2022 Available until March 12, 2023

As COVID continues to mutate, people in Japan are applying unique technology to fight the maligned scourge. Developers of a sensor that detects airborne viruses in under a minute, and an expert in analysis who forecasts infections and consults the government. In addition, an antiparasitic drug created in Japan over 40 years ago is currently undergoing clinical trials as a potential treatment. We spoke with doctors on the frontlines of medicine to hear their diverse views.

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