• Kyodo


A public hospital in Osaka has admitted it stopped storing frozen sperm from two men without consulting them first after the doctor in charge moved to another institution.

Osaka City General Hospital officials said Wednesday the hospital began storing the sperm of the clients, who are in their 30s and from Osaka and Nara prefectures, in December 2003 and November 2004 free of charge before they underwent radiation treatment, which may result in the loss of sperm production.

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