Advert Offers Scathing Rebuke of Japanese Government’s COVID Response

If this continues, the government will kill us all

The advert, taken out by Tokyo-based publishing firm Takarajimasha, appeared on May 11 in the Nikkei Shimbun.

We don’t have the vaccine. We don’t have medication. Are we supposed to fight [the coronavirus] using bamboo swords? If things keep on like this, the government will kill us.

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