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February 2017: 184 Thyroid Cancer Suspected/Confirmed (1 Additional Case)

Highlights:

  • One more case of suspected thyroid cancer was diagnosed by cytology since the last report.
  • No additional surgeries since the last report: the number of confirmed cancer cases remains at 145 (101 in the first round and 44 in the second round)
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Agency to probe reasons behind underpricing of Fukushima items

Prices of agricultural products and foodstuffs from Fukushima Prefecture declined after the nuclear plant accident in March 2011, and almost six years later, have yet to recover to pre-disaster levels. 395 more words

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Almost six years on, Fukushima nuclear disaster still ongoing nightmare

Members of a media tour group look at the Unit 1 reactor building at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima, Japan, February 23, 2017. 877 more words

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Fukushima could poison the planet for the next 1,000 years

Radiation levels inside of a damaged nuclear reactor at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant have reached alarming heights. Recent readings from nuclear reactor 2 indicate that the radiation inside is hundreds of times higher now than ever before — six years after the fateful nuclear catastrophe in 2011. 729 more words

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Radiation ‘sniffer plane’ over Europe

A radiation ‘sniffer plane’ is reportedly searching for the source of a cloud of nuclear isotopes floating across Europe, news.com.au FEBRUARY 23, 2017 A CLOUD of radioactive particles is floating across Europe — and no one knows where it came from.   434 more words

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Experts: Billions are being exposed… Reactors “will continue to pour water into Pacific for the rest of time”


TV: Scientists fear Fukushima radiation hitting US to worsen… “A lot of people are very concerned” — Experts: Billions are being exposed… Reactors “will continue to pour water into Pacific for the rest of time” (VIDEO) 451 more words

Pics from Fukushima robots not enough to devise fuel-removal plan for reactor 2: Tepco

Members of the media take in the No. 1 reactor at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant in Fukushima Prefecture on Thursday.

OKUMA, FUKUSHIMA PREF. – While a recent investigation found what may be melted nuclear fuel rods in reactor No. 298 more words

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