Japan's COVID R&D Frontline
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.
Device to verify the principle of measuring airborne viruses
Hirata Akimasa, Ph.D., Nagoya Institute of Technology
Infection forecasting simulation
A cure for COVID-19 is awaited