Explained: How a traditional practice is coming in the way of Japan’s Covid response

News: In Japan, a centuries-old ritual called “Hanko” is being blamed for impeding social distancing efforts in tackling the novel coronavirus pandemic. Facts: Hanko:It is a personal stamp used in Japan that is equivalent to a signature in other countries and is an essential part of several transactions. Origin: The use of this traditional stamp… Continue reading Explained: How a traditional practice is coming in the way of Japan’s Covid response