COVID-19: Is it Safe to Travel to Japan?

Source: Tokyo Cheapo

Please note that this is an evolving situation. To the best of our knowledge, the information in this article is correct and up to date as of February 24, 2020.
We know, viruses—especially new ones that spread quickly—are unsettling. Like most people aware of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, you’re probably eager to avoid any contact with the virus whatsoever. Does that mean you should avoid traveling to Japan? Only you, dear reader, can decide that. However, the intention of this article is to arm you with the information to make an informed decision.
Current situation in Japan
As of February 24, 2020, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reports 156 known cases of COVID-19—that

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