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2 Fukushima men suffer internal radiation exposure from homegrown vegetables via The Mainichi

Two Fukushima Prefecture men in their 70s suffered a relatively high level of internal radiation exposure by consuming homegrown vegetables contaminated with radioactive cesium, a survey by the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Medical Science has found. The level of … Continue reading

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First study reports very low internal radioactivity after Fukushima disaster via Washington Post

Japanese researchers have found very low amounts of radioactivity in the bodies of about 10,000 people who lived near the Fukushima Daiichi power plant when it melted down. The first published study that measured the radiation within a large number … Continue reading

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Should We Hide Low-Dose Radiation Exposures From The Public? via Forbes

When fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster began appearing last Spring in U.S. air, rainwater, drinking water, and milk, many U.S. media outlets ignored the story. It was a difficult story to cover. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was releasing … Continue reading

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Preliminary Dose Estimation from the nuclear accident after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami via WHO

Overview The earthquake and tsunami in Japan on 11 March 2011 led to releases of radioactive material into the environment from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear site. This report describes a preliminary estimate of radiation doses to the public resulting from … Continue reading

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