Chairman of the Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Association recommends reviewing wearing masks outdoors

2022.5.11 06:00
Haruo Ozaki, chairman of the Tokyo Medical Association, at a press conference

Haruo Ozaki, chairman of the Tokyo Medical Association, at a press conference

Haruo Ozaki, chairman of the Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Association, stated at a press conference held on March 10 that the wearing of masks as a measure against COVID-19 "may be reviewed because the risk of infection outdoors is considered low”.
He also commented on the exclusion of medical and nursing care workers from the fourth dose of the vaccine, saying, "These are occupations that have close contact with the elderly. I would like to request again that medical and nursing care workers also be considered for the fourth dose of vaccination”.

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