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.
The situation at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has been changing rapidly and growing increasingly complex since the earthquake and tsunami hit on Friday, March 11. Here, the latest updates on each of the reactors at the stricken power facility. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio.
After another explosion and fire was reported at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Japan's prime minister announced in a televised address that those living within about a 20-mile radius of the nuclear complex should stay inside their homes.But many people did the exact opposite.