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1,052 people had food-poisoning-like symptom in Hiroshima city, “patients will increase more”

On 12/4 Fukushima Diary reported the mutation of norovirus. (cf. [Mutation] Variant of norovirus outbreak, spreading to out of Japan [Link]) The scale is increasing. From 12/11 to 12/12/2012, 1052


Elementary schools in Fukushima city are going to serve Fukushima city rice from next January

Fukushima city board of education is going to have elementary schools in Fukushima city serve rice produced in Fukushima city for school lunch. They have been serving rice from Aizu


[Express] “Radiation level of Fukushima city has been increasing since June”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous update.   【このグラフを見てください!】福島市の放射線量が5ヶ月連続で上昇中!事故後から11月までの総線量は15858μsv約16ミリです。→… — たまちゃんさん (@tadagonpapa) 12月 14, 2012 <Translate> 【Look at this graph!】 The radiation level of Fukushima city has been

Contaminated water crisis Spent Fuel Pools

Water leakage from air-conditioning duct of reactor4, Tepco”It’s rain water, not from SFP”

On 12/13/2012, Tepco found water leaking from air-conditioning duct of the reactor4 disposal building of radioactive waste. Tepco immediately denied the possibility that the water is from SFP because it

Domestic and global Environment

Decontamination produces 1.5 tones of contaminated soil per a household

FNN reported that decontamination produces 1.5 tones of the contaminated soil from a household in a new residential area, Minamimukaidai of Fukushima city. They dig the ground until the atmospheric

Food contamination

Fukushima prefectural government stopped urine test for “peer pressure”

On 10/25/2012, Fukushima Diary reported Fukushima prefectural government commented they put higher priority to measure radioactive substance in beef than urine test of humankind. [Link] Urine test is known to


Japan and Belarus to make pact on nuclear accident

This week, Japan and Belarus will sign pact on Chernobyl and Fukushima accident. They expect to exchange experts between both countries who would conduct surveys of the accident sites. Under the


Japanese government lifted evacuation-supported zone from Da-te city and Kawauchi mura Fukushima

On 12/14/2012, Disaster headquarter of Japanese government lifted evacuation-supported zone from 128 households of Da-te city and 1 household of Kawauchi mura. Evacuation-supported zone is where you have hotspots and