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Ex-Fukushima worker’s leukemia certified as industrial accident

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The health ministry certified a man with leukemia on Tuesday as having suffered an indus
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Gov’t to raise maximum annual radiation exposure for people who will guide evacuation of the residents

The government will raise the maximum permissible radiation dose for people including local government officia
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Even low doses of radiation increase risk of dying from leukaemia in nuclear workers, says IARC

A study coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency o
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Health ministry proposes more than doubling radiation exposure limit

A committee of experts at the health ministry compleated a report  on April 17th which recommends raising the
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TEPCO pleaded to disclose all data on radiation levels

TEPCO pledged to disclose all data on radiation levels at its stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant aft
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Diluting a dust suppressant by TEPCO caused to spread radioactive dust around

TEPCO diluted a dust suppressant that rendered it ineffective and allowed the spread of radioactive materials
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Institute of Environmental Radioactivity moved into full-scale

With its team of international researchers, Fukushima University’s Institute of Environmental Radioactivity mo
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Former WHO Advisor criticized the report by UNSCARE on Fukushima

  Former WHO advisor for Radiation and Public Health criticized that the report by the United Nations Sci
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NRA consider raising the maximum radiation exposure limit for emergencies

Nuclear Regulation Authority said they will consider raising the maximum radiation exposure limit for nuclear
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More than 1 trillion becquerels of radioactivity were released into air during debris-cleaning last summer

More than 1 trillion becquerels of radioactive substances were released into the environment during debris-cle
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Japan and Ukraine jointly launch satellites to monitor enviromental damage of radioactivity

Japan and Ukraine will jointly launch two small satellites to monitor environmental damage near Japan’s
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Radiation levels remain high even after decontamination at hot zone

Radiation levels in many areas of Fukushima Prefecture designated as zones where it is difficult for residents
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Cesium reliased to air and the sea 1.5 times more than the estimate by TEPCO: around 20,500 terabecquerels

The total amount of radioactive cesium released into the atmosphere and seawater from the crippled Fukushima D
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142 workers at Fukushima Daiichi was exposed to radiation more than the report by TEPCO

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on March 25th, the internal radiation exposure of 142 work
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[Three years after 3.11] Radiation exposure among the plant workers still remain high

About half of the workers at the Fukushima No. 1 plant in the three years have been exposed to more than 5 mil
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A worker internally exposed to radiation at Fukushima No.1

A worker at Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant has been confirmed to have suffered internal exposure to radia
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Report from Asahi news: motivation of workers declining at Fukushima Daiichi

According to Asahi newspaper, a series of recent accidents at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant may be s
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UN report: radiation dose of Fukushima daiichi workers estimated 20% lower

According to a recently released report by a U.N. panel, Japanese government may have underestimated by 20 per
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Radiation exposure of 16,000 people miscalculated in Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture and the National Institute of Radiological Sciences said on June 25th that they wrongly e
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WHO released health risk report on Fukushima

The World Health Organisation (WHO) released a report on health risks associated with the Fukushima Daiichi nu
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Internal exposure, less than 50 millisieverts for infants

Thyroid gland doses of internal radiation in year-old infants living within 30 kilometers of the Fukushima No.
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Namie town started chromosome test to estimate initial radiation exposure

Namie town, one of the municipalities that all residents were forced to evacuate by Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear
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