Japan’s COVID-19 conundrum

(Apr 21) Peter considers the recent rise in COVID-19 infections in Japan and the Government’s strategy for combatting another wave of the pandemic as well as the implications for this summer’s Olympic Games and a normalisation of the economy.
  • COVID-19 winners like Japan have not been aggressive on vaccine rollouts
  • The Olympics has forced Japan’s hand
  • Jabbing 30% of the population will significantly impact infections and lead to a re-opening of the economy