No screams please: Japanese funfairs prepare for virus era

Tokyo (AFP) – No screaming on the rollercoaster, socially distant spooks in the haunted house and please refrain from high-fiving your favourite superhero: welcome to Japanese amusement parks in the coronavirus era. As Japan’s funfairs slowly reopen, a group of park operators have released joint guidelines on how to operate safely under the threat of the virus. Among the recommendations, thrill-seekers will be asked to wear masks at all times and “refrain from vocalising loudly” on rollercoasters and other rides. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin