Hepatitis Bars China Toddlers From Kindergarten

From Reuters:

A group of 101 mothers have written to China’s Communist Party leadership for help after their toddlers were denied kindergarten places for testing positive for .

China has passed laws in recent years reversing a ban on its 120-130 million hepatitis B carriers from the civil service, and banning companies from using the virus as an excuse to or not hire.

But activists and sufferers say and stigma fuelled by ignorance remain widespread and a number of provincial governments still have laws banning carriers from kindergartens, despite minimal chances of infection from casual contact.

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