By TAKEFUMI HORINOUCHI/ Staff Writer
August 4, 2021 at 18:38 JST
KOBE—Tears welled in the eyes of social worker Shoichi Tatsuta when he recalled the sudden deterioration of COVID-19 patients at their homes, the filthy apartments of those too sick to move, and the unanswered pleas of sobbing family members seeking hospital treatment for their loved ones. [Read More]
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