The first meeting of the government's expert meeting to verify the new corona measures so far was held, and Minister Yamagiwa expressed his intention to review the new corona measures based on the discussions at the meeting.

The first meeting held at the joint government building in Nagata-cho, Tokyo, was attended by Mr. Ryozo Nagai, the president of Jichi Medical University, Mr. Norihisa Furuichi, a sociologist, and Mr. Joji Shishido, a professor at the University of Tokyo graduate school who specializes in constitution. Did.



In this, the Minister in Charge of Japan for Corona, Yamagiwa, said, "Humanity has fought against Corona for the past two years and several months. Based on the discussions at the meeting, he expressed his intention to review the measures for the new corona.



At the meeting, Prime Minister Kishida expressed his intention to put together a drastic strengthening measure for infectious disease crisis management by next month. We will identify issues regarding the production and securing system for the vaccine, and consider measures to prepare for the spread of infection in the future.

Noritoshi Furuichi "If we improve the medical system more"

Noritoshi Furuichi, a sociologist, told reporters, "If we had a better medical system, we wouldn't have to call for self-restraint from the people. It would be the same if another pandemic occurred. I hope that mistakes and restrictions on private rights will not be repeated. It is significant to leave the two years of support for the new corona to posterity through this conference. "

Mr. Joji Shishido "Verifying the missing parts and making recommendations on what is necessary"

Mr. Joji Shishido, a professor at the University of Tokyo graduate school who specializes in constitution, told reporters, "What kind of information is grasped and analyzed about the situation of infected people and other people, and the situation of society as a whole, and the effect of the policy is analyzed. I am aware that the basic issue is to be able to put it out. I think it is the role of this conference to verify whether there are any missing parts and to make recommendations on what is necessary. "

Chief Cabinet Secretary "Preparing for the next infectious disease crisis based on the discussion"

At a press conference in the morning, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said, "We will objectively evaluate the measures taken so far by June, and then strengthen the control tower function to respond promptly and accurately to the crisis. We aim to put together necessary measures from a medium- to long-term perspective, such as the ideal state of the Infectious Diseases Control Law and the securing of a health care system. It is necessary to prepare for the next infectious disease crisis based on discussions at future expert meetings. I would like to proceed with the compilation of the correspondence. "



In addition, in response to the need to revise the Infectious Diseases Control Law in order to increase the effectiveness of securing beds, "Further examination in the process of compiling countermeasures while appropriately responding to the current corona. We will proceed. "

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