Japan fears COVID-19 variants are behind possible fourth wave

Posted by on April 5, 2021 12:33 pm
Categories: US National Stories

TOKYO – Japanese health authorities are concerned that variants of the coronavirus are driving a nascent fourth wave in the pandemic with just 109 days remaining until the Tokyo Olympics. The variants appear to be more infectious and may be resistant to vaccines, which are still not widely available in Japan. The situation is worst…