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A city in Chiba Prefecture plans to help young women freeze their eggs in the largest publicly funded project of its kind and one of the first aimed at healthy women rather than those facing sterility from chemotherapy.

The Urayasu Municipal Government will cooperate with Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital to extract eggs and freeze them to help address the nation’s declining birth rate.

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