• Kyodo


A 29-year-old former intern was fined 200,000 yen Wednesday for professional negligence that left a child with serious brain damage.

According to the Hiroshima District Court, Kenji Mizuno was working as an intern at Hiroshima Shimin Hospital in March 2000 when he was assigned to monitor the condition of Hosei Otani, who had undergone heart surgery and was placed in intensive care.

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