The CoronaVirusFacts/DatosCoronaVirus Alliance Database

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2020/02/22 | Japan

False: The Japanese government has been refusing to use and introduce a gene test kit manufacturered by Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Roche which is currently in use around the world due to its convenience of use. This is believed to be because the Ministry of Health has already allocated the budget to public project set up to develop their own new tests. If we had used the Roche test kits since day one, we could have prevented the outbreak on the cruise ship.”

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