Category: Medical

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Japan Lawyers Submits Report to Government over Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Continued Refusal to Allow Children to have Blood Transfusions

The Jehovah’s Witnesses religious group is continuing to instruct its followers to forbid blood transfusions for their children in violation of health ministry guidelines on preventing harm to children, according to a lawyers’ report that was set to be submitted to the government Monday.

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80 Pct of Nursing Staff in Japan Fear Getting COVID-19: Survey

The online survey, conducted by the Japanese Nursing Association on its members last autumn, obtained answers from around 5,100 members, with the response rate standing at 34.0 pct. The average age of respondents came to 41.3 and women accounted for 93.5 pct of all respondents. Of the respondents, 86.6 pct were nurses, while the rest were made up of midwives, public health nurses and others.