• Kyodo News


A bill on hepatitis drafted by the ruling Democratic Party of Japan is expected to be passed during the current Diet session, DPJ lawmakers said Thursday.

The bill says the government was responsible for the spread of hepatitis, and it is its duty to establish systems of research and treatment of the disease.

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