Nichibunken’s Response to the New Coronavirus Infection


The New Coronavirus Infection Headquarters established in the Cabinet on 25 February 2020 has announced a basic position on the New Coronavirus Infection, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has also issued information on the dangers of infection. Nichibunken is responding with the following measures.

• We prohibit in principle all travel by Nichibunken staff to the People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macao) and to the Republic of Korea; this includes travel for personal reasons.

• We shall refrain from non-vital, non-urgent travel to countries and regions outside of the People’s Republic of China mainland and the Republic of Korea.

• We postpone for the foreseeable future the hosting of all events for the general public.

*We are liable to change our response to the New Coronavirus Infection at any moment depending on circumstances.

February 27, 2020

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