Two boys found with high internal radiation exposure via The Japan Times Online

FUKUSHIMA — Two boys in Fukushima Prefecture have been internally exposed to the highest levels of radiation among the nearly 4,500 residents who were checked amid the nuclear crisis.

The level of exposure is estimated to be equivalent to 3 millisieverts during their lifetime, which is not expected to harm their health, prefectural officials said Thursday.

The local government has not disclosed the boys’ exact ages, saying only that they are between 4 and 7 years old.

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