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'Joy of spring': Japan fetes cherry blossoms despite virus

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The crowds might be thinner and parties smaller, but warnings from officials over the coronavirus have done little to stop Japanese celebrating as the country's famed cherry trees explode into bloom.

[TOKYO]The crowds might be thinner and parties smaller, but warnings from officials over the coronavirus have done little to stop Japanese celebrating as the country's famed cherry trees explode into bloom.

Over a warm long weekend in Tokyo, people packed into traditional blossom hotspots...

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