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Confirmed effects

Thyroid nodule and cyst rate in Fukushima increased from last August by 0.6%

On 2/13/2013, Fukushima Diary reported 2 more children were diagnosed to have thyroid cancer. In total, 10 children may turn out to have thyroid cancer. (cf, 10 children with thyroid

Food contamination

49 Bq/Kg measured from beef in Iwaki city Fukushima

According to MHLW, 49 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from beef. It was produced in Iwaki city Fukushima. It wasn’t distributed supposedly. Sampling date : 2/9/2013 Cs-134 : 15.9 Bq/Kg

Sea contamination

14 Bq/Kg from Pacific Cod distributed in Yokohama city

According to MHLW, 14 Bq/Kg of cesium-134/137 was measured from Pacific Cod. It was fished in Miyagi prefecture and was distributed in Yokohama city. Also, 7.5 Bq/Kg of cesium-134/137 was

Cover-ups Plant hazard

Fukushima worker had his face and inside of the full-face mask contaminated in reactor2

  On 2/14/2013, Tepco announced their plant worker had his face and inside of the full-face mask directly contaminated in reactor2. -At around 1:10 PM on February 14, a worker

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Tepco investigated the torus room of reactor1

Tepco investigated the torus room of reactor1 by drilling the wall. They failed in investigating the torus room of reactor2. (cf, [Unanticipated] Tepco failed in investigating the torus room of

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Niigata governor “Debris incineration is almost murder”

  In the press conference of 2/14/2013, Niigata prefectural governor Izumida criticized the debris incineration in Kishiwazaki city and Sanjo city to comment “It’s almost murder to incinerate disaster debris