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According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on March 25th, the internal radiation exposure of 142 workers involved in emergency operations at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was higher than the report by TEPCO.

After recalculating data provided by TEPCO, the ministry found that a male employee was exposed to 180 millisieverts, exceeding the 100-millisievert level that is said to raise the risk of cancer. The man’s exposure was initially reported to be around 90 millisieverts.
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Wrong radiation exposure readings found for 142 Fukushima workers (Asahi Newspaper)


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