【Today's English】Surge in virus deaths feared as hospitals can’t treat all patients

【Asahi.com article】【Today's English】Surge in virus deaths feared as hospitals can’t treat all patients

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Health experts warn that the rapidly rising death toll from COVID-19 could worsen as the continuing increase in seriously ill patients has now forced overrun hospitals to decide who gets full medical treatment.

【Today's English】Kim’s new title puts him on a par with his father and grandfather

【Asahi.com article】【Today's English】Kim’s new title puts him on a par with his father and grandfather

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SEOUL--North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gained a new title, general secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), reinstating the highest post previously held his late father Kim Jong Il and grandfather Kim Il Sung, state media reported.

【Today's English】Fukuoka brewer busy quenching thirst for ‘Hojo Biden’ sake

【Asahi.com article】【Today's English】Fukuoka brewer busy quenching thirst for ‘Hojo Biden’ sake

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TACHIARAI, Fukuoka Prefecture--When demand suddenly started pouring in for a sake mostly popular with connoisseurs, Tadatsugu Inoue at the Mii no Kotobuki brewery here was baffled.

【Today's English】Suga blasted as ‘out of touch’ for allowing entry to virus-hit Japan

【Asahi.com article】【Today's English】Suga blasted as ‘out of touch’ for allowing entry to virus-hit Japan

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Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga overrode coronavirus-prevention plans to impose a blanket ban on entry into Japan and decided to maintain eased immigration rules for business travelers from 11 countries and regions, sources said.

【Today's English】Language barrier hinders care for infected foreigners

【Asahi.com article】【Today's English】Language barrier hinders care for infected foreigners

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A Nepalese man who lives in Kanagawa Prefecture tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but after some misunderstandings, he decided against self-isolation and stayed at home. His family members later tested positive.