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Over 1,000 Bq/Kg of I-131 measured from sewage sludge in Northern part of Fukushima prefecture

Photo : Graph of I-131 and Cs-134/137 reading in sewage sludge from Northern part of Fukushima prefecture   According to Fukushima prefectural government, high level of Iodine-131 was measured from

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23% of Ibaraki children in Takahagi city to be “A2″ in thyroid test in the next prefecture of Fukushima

22.8% of children were diagnosed to be “A2″ in Takahagi city Ibaraki.   The testees were the city children who were 2 ~ 18 years old in 2013. The test

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[Iodine-131 detection in school lunch] Obihiro city, “Iodine-131 was mistakenly detected, possibly it’s Pb-214″

Following up this article..”“Iodine-131″ detected from various school lunch ingredients from North Kanto area” [URL] Having the detection data widely reported, on 7/1/2013 Obihiro city board of education announced on

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“Iodine-131″ detected from various school lunch ingredients from North Kanto area

According to Obihiro city Hokkaido, Iodine-131 was detected from some school lunch ingredients produced in North Kanto area. Iodine-131 is a fission product. Half-life is 8 days. It is used

Confirmed effects

12 Fukushima children diagnosed to have thyroid cancer, 15 more suspected to have cancer, “300% up since February”

According to the investigative committee of Fukushima prefecture, 12 children (under 18 years old) were diagnosed to have thyroid cancer. It increased by 9 children since their last announcement in

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I-131 detected 9km NW of Fukushima plant 2.5 hours before the first venting of reactor1

According to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), I-131 was measured in Namiemachi 2.5 hours before the first venting of reactor1. The sample was the dust in atmosphere. The

Food contamination

1,230,000 Bq/Kg of I-131 was measured from vegetation on 3/15/2011

According to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), extremely high level of Iodine-131 was measured green vegetables around 40km area. The measurement was conducted on 3/15/2011.   The highest

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[USA] Congenital hypothyroid cases in 5 states on Pacific ocean increased by +28% from 3/17 to 6/30/2011

  According to Joseph J. Mangano from the Radiation and Public Health Project and Janette D. Sherman, Congenital hypothyroid cases in 5 states on Pacific ocean (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon

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86 Bq/Kg of Iodine-131 measured from sewage sludge in Miyagi

According to Miyagi prefecture, 86 Bq/Kg of Iodine-131 was measured from sewage sludge in Iwanuma city Miyagi. Iodine-131 is from nuclear reaction or medical treatment. The sample was collected from

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16 Bq/Kg of I-131 measured from sewage sludge in Gunma

According to Gunma prefecture, 16Bq/Kg of Iodine-131 was measured from sewage sludge. 9 Bq/Kg of Cs-137 was also measured from the same sample. The sample was collected from 12/21 to