About 300 workers at the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Japan are trying to prevent the crisis there from becoming something worse. So far, at least 15 of these workers have been injured by explosions.
The first radiation measurements from within a 37-mile radius of the disabled Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant do not reveal any immediate health threat – and perhaps not even any health problems measurable decades from now, if levels stay where they are.This may surprise people who assume that radioa
At the time of this writing, March 18, no new explosions or fires have shaken the reactors at Japan's Fukushima Daichi power station for a couple of days. Yet the situation hasn't really improved, either. The plant's normal cooling systems still are not working. (The Tokyo Electric Power Co.
In Japan's Fukushima prefecture, home to the quake-damaged nuclear plant that has been leaking radioactive materials, some 10,000 people have been checked for exposure to radiation.I was concerned about my own safety reporting in the area, so I visit the Jusendo Clinic in Koriyama City. Dr.