New study fears shutting them down might do more harm than good.
As we have often seen over the past year-and-a-half, every country has their own way of dealing with the threat of COVID-19. Japan has largely allowed business to continue, albeit with certain restrictions, in an effort to balance safety with maintaining the economy.
Whether this relatively lax approach was the right move is open for debate, but an interesting detail of it all was that, very early on into the pandemic, Japan swiftly shut down most, if not all, automatic hand dryers with extreme prejudice. In