“Masks, sleeves in at Fukushima schools as radiation looms” via the Japan Times Online

Students at Shoyo Junior High School in Fukushima Prefecture are wearing masks, caps and long-sleeved jerseys to attend classes as their exposure to radiation is on pace to equal the annual limits for nuclear industry workers.

“Students are told not to go out to the schoolyard and we keep windows shut,” said Yukihide Sato, vice principal of the school in the city of Date, about 60 km northwest of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear station. “Things are getting worse, but I don’t know what to do.”

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