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Koichi Tanigawa: A passionate voice in radiation disaster medicine via The Lancet

[…] Tanigawa became a fierce critic of the arrangements made to evacuate older patients from the area, many of whom died—not from radiation, which was insufficient to do much harm, but from the trauma of the evacuation itself. He acknowledges … Continue reading

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Psychological impact of nuclear disasters like Fukushima more damaging than the risk from radiation, experts say via The Independent

However evacuees were found to be almost five times more likely than average to have suffered psychological distress. Experts writing in the special edition of The Lancet, published to mark the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb … Continue reading

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