Kenji Shibuya (Soma COVID Vaccination Medical Center), "Rethinking Japan’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic"


Monday, October 18, 2021, 8:00pm to 9:00pm


Online Only

Director, Soma COVID Vaccination Medical Center, Soma City, Fukushima; Research Director, Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research

Moderator: Christina L. Davis
Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

This seminar is part of the Special Series on Japanese Economic Statecraft. Co-sponsored by the Takemi Program in International Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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Additional Resources

1. Priyanka Borpujari, "How the Pandemic Olympics Affected Japan." The BMJ, 2021.

2. Keizo Takemi, Margarita Estévez-Abe, Aya Goto, Michael Reich (Discussant), and Christina Davis (Moderator), "Japan's Response to COVID-19." Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Panel, 14 October, 2020. [video recording]

3. Karen Thornber, Amy Borovoy, Andrew Gordon, and Christina Davis (Moderator), "Public Health and Wellness in the Covid-19 Era: Japan in Global Context." Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Panel, 29 March, 2021. [video recording]