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People in need of organ transplants and their supporters urged lawmakers Friday to revise the transplant law during the current Diet session, despite the World Health Organization’s decision to delay until next year enacting a resolution to restrict overseas travel for transplants.

The group faced reporters in Tokyo to share their experiences in a bid to address the need to improve the organ transplant situation in a nation where donors are scarce, children are not part of the equation and the determination of brain death for the sake of donor eligibility is still a point of heated debate.

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