Japan introduces free online health consultation for coronavirus

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced the launch of  free online health consultation services, through which doctors can provide advice with patients according to their health conditions and symptoms. The METI designated two companies, Mediplat and LINE health care, to develop platforms to provide online health consultation. Mediplat provides services on the website called First Call, whereas people can also access the services on LINE, an online messaging application.