A Japanese media outlet has given a reason for Japan’s low number of coronavirus compared to other countries. According to TBS, Japanese pronunciation expels less air (and therefore corona virus particles). The broadcast had a very basic and very unscientific test of the theory.

Obviously, there are a large number of huge logical problems with the Japanese pronunciation / corona virus theory put forth by TBS.

With November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #5 and this RLE, the TOK Essay would have to look at what how TBS’ questions about the corona virus are based on what TBS / the media / the Japanese public already knows.

As for the “what we do not know” part of the Prescribed Title, the focus could be on the lack of logic or science in the TBS program as well as the still unknown reasons behind Japan’s low corona virus numbers.