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Doctor who saved Japan once faces new coronavirus fight without lockdowns

Having mocked him at first for his theories on how the coronavirus spread, the world came to recognise the effectiveness of Japanese scientist Hitoshi Oshitani’s “Three Cs” approach to the pandemic: avoiding closed spaces, crowded places and close contact situations where the virus thrives.It is a strategy that has helped Japan avoid thousands of deaths without a lockdown – but one that is now being challenged with infections rapidly escalating as cold weather sets in. Oshitani fears the nation…

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