China To Lift Ban On Hepatitis B Carriers In Study, Work

From Xinhua:

is set to issue to remove hepatitis B check from physical examination for school entrance and work, according to the .

Mao Qunan, a spokesman with the ministry, said here Tuesday that the move was based on related organizations’ thorough in regard to whether hepatitis B carriers will affect other people’s health.

However, Mao said restrictions will still exist in jobs that may induce hepatitis B transmission such as blood sampling.

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