More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

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Japan has had:

How Prepared Is Japan?

92

Better Prepared

Japan is better prepared for the next epidemic. They have functioning systems to find, stop and prevent health threats, but they must work to maintain this level of protection for their people.

Japan has achieved a ReadyScore of 80 or higher and is working to improve and sustain their preparedness.

What Are Japan's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
Food Safety
Immunization

Top Gaps

Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

Risk Communication

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Japan is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in China, Republic of Korea, Philippines and Russian Federation?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Republic of Korea

92

Better Prepared
Philippines

52

Work to Do
China

?

Unknown
Russian Federation

?

Unknown

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