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A Campaign Against Corona-linked Discrimination of Medical Workers Comes to Fukuoka

The Citrus Ribbon movement to eliminate new coronavirus-linked discrimination has begun in Fukuoka. The campaign, originated by professors at Matsuyama University in Ehime Prefecture, encourages people to wear citrus-colored ribbons in shapes representing “region,” “home,” and “workplace” to warmly welcome medical workers and those who recovered from the virus infections. Students at Fukuoka Wajiro Professional Training College received ribbons upon resuming classes where dormitory-cluster cases involving seven students occurred. The movement had spread to approximately 160 groups nationwide in the past month. Source: KBC / Nikkei

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Published: Jun 1, 2020 / Last Updated: Jun 1, 2020