It's a highly awaited springtime spectacle: Every year, locals and tourists alike flock to the city's picturesque Old Town streets lined with cherry trees. The pink blossoms create enchanting flower tunnels.
Despite its proximity to China, Japan hasn't seen the massive outbreak of the coronavirus that has shut down much of Europe and North America. What are the Japanese doing differently to help slow the spread?
COVID-19 has been confirmed in 59 countries. More than 2,900 people have died, with over 85,000 people globally contracting the virus, the WHO reports. Follow the latest from DW here.
The death toll in Italy has now exceeded 10,000, while Spain recorded its worst day yet. The Chinese city Wuhan — ground zero of the coronavirus pandemic — has partially reopened to outsiders. Follow DW for the latest.
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