JDR Vol.16 No.1 pp. 84-87
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2021.p0084

Survey Report:

The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic and the State of the Epidemic in Kobe, Japan

Noriko Nakanishi and Yoshio Iijima

Department of Infectious Diseases, Kobe Institute of Health
4-6-5 Minatojima-nakamachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0046, Japan

Corresponding author

October 30, 2020
December 4, 2020
January 30, 2021
pandemic, coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, occurred in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and quickly spread to both the developed and developing countries. The virus will continue to infect humans and animals symptomatically or asymptomatically, and humans will be expected to coexist with SARS-CoV-2 by preventing infections and its spread. In this paper, we report on the occurrence of the COVID-19 epidemic in Japan, including the city of Kobe.

Cite this article as:
N. Nakanishi and Y. Iijima, “The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic and the State of the Epidemic in Kobe, Japan,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.16 No.1, pp. 84-87, 2021.
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