- The world health crisis has led to multiple efforts to create a coronavirus vaccine—and a British team seems to be leading the way. Oxford University says an experimental vaccine it is developing looks promising. The scientists say it has induced immune responses in human clinical trials.
- Japan’s government says it will compensate people for cancelation fees for bookings made under a discount program to promote domestic tourism. The “Go To Travel” campaign is set to start on Wednesday. It’s aimed at helping revive the economy, which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
- Japan Airlines is considering a freeze on hiring university graduates and others next spring as the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep many of its flights suspended.
July 21, Tuesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki