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Cesium-137 detected from a pregnant woman in Matsudo city Chiba

Related to this article..  28 of 32 testees diagnosed A2 in thyroid inspection of Matsudo city Chiba [URL]   Cesium-137 was detected from a pregnant woman in Matsudo city, Chiba prefecture

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Cesium-134/137 detected from the body of 20 citizens in Kashiwa city Chiba / 11 are under 6 years old

On 7/3/2014, Kashiwa city of Chiba announced they detected Cesium-134/137 from 20 citizens.   Kashiwa city government supports the citizen under 18 years old and pregnant women for a part

Cover-ups Plant hazard

Fukushima worker accidentally contaminated his own face and inside of the nostrils

On 6/9/2014, Tepco announced they found a sub-contract worker accidentally contaminated his own face and inside of the nostrils.   He was involved in measurement of the pipes. At 11:55

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Fukushima pref gov not to conduct radiation test for under 4 y.o evacuating to Yamagata

According to Fukushima prefectural government, they are going to conduct the internal exposure test called WBC (Whole Body Counter) for the evacuees in Yamagata prefecture from June to August of

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70% of Fukushima municipal govs not to conduct internal exposure test for under 4 y.o, “Children are too small”

In Fukushima prefecture, over 70% of the municipal governments don’t conduct internal exposure test called WBC for children younger than 4 years old. They state it is because the testee

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6,000 Bq/body from a child in Da-te city Fukushima

  According to citizen’s organization for Fukushima effect, 6,000 Bq/body was measured from a child in Da-te city. The child has been living in Da-te city since 311. Da-te city

Confirmed effects

MEXT staff leaked his own WBC data “Thyroid equivalent dose is 5mSv for 8 hours work”

A former MEXT staff (current nuclear regulatory agency staff) leaked his own whole body counter result. <Translate> I measured the ambient radiation level in Fukushima prefecture just after 311. I

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3,000 Bq/Kg from suits in the summer of 2012, “They’ve been dry-cleaned for several times”

3,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from suits. The location is assumed to be in Fukushima. They were worn from 1 week after 311. The owner have dry-cleaned them for

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

Food contamination

Fukushima government “Radiation test of beef overrides urine test of the children”

The Fukushima Prefectural Government drew up proceedings for a health research panel prior to a formal July 2011 meeting on nuclear radiation, deciding in advance what members should say. (cf.