Travel Health: Japan implements health precautions as H7N9 spreads to Taiwan

Posted on April 26, 2013 • Filed under: Japan, Tourist Warning, Travel Health, Travel News

As covered by, “Japan on Thursday urged renewed vigilance against a spread of H7N9 bird flu after Taiwan reported a case of the deadly strain, the world’s first outside mainland China. Japan is anticipating an influx of Chinese tourists during the two long weekends which are part of Golden Week. The foreign ministry also reissued a travel advisory to Japanese citizens planning to visit China or Taiwan, warning them to stay away from bird farms and wear masks in crowded areas.” Read Article

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