#VOA: In Japan, Worshippers Take Frosty Plunge Against COVID-19. #VOANews
In Japan, an annual Shinto ritual of soul purification this year included prayers for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing guidelines forced a much smaller gathering than in previous years, but as VOA’s Arash Arabasadi reports, believers still turned out – and stripped down – for the annual observance.
Produced by: Arash Arabasadi