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Free Tuberculosis Check for Foreigners in Fukuoka

START: Sep 3, 2018 END: Sep 28, 2018

Sep. 24 ~ 30 is Tuberculosis Prevention Week

In 2016 there were 18,000 reported cases of tuberculosis in Japan and it affects not only the elderly but younger generations too. If diagnosed early, it can be cured; undiagnosed, untreated cases, however, can spread and even result in death. The main symptoms are coughing, fever, phlegm, phlegm with blood, chest pain, dullness, night sweats and weight loss. If you have had a cough for over two weeks or have any of the above symptoms, please get checked. Fukuoka City offers free chest X-ray examinations for students at Japanese language schools and their families, and people who entered Japan within the last five years and are yet to have been examined.

• 9/3 (Mon.) ~ 9/28 (Fri.) *Except Sat., Sun. and hol.
• 13:30~15:00
• Free (check up includes a chest X-ray examination)
• Fukuoka Tuberculosis Prevention Center
2-4-7 Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
• Tel.: 092-761-5466 / Fax: 092-761-5467 (Fukuoka Tuberculosis Prevention Center)
• Advance appointments required *limit 200 persons

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Published: Aug 23, 2018 / Last Updated: Aug 23, 2018

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