Health Condition Of Fukushima Doctors Is Deteriorating

Sharp increase in Fukushima doctors who don’t feel well physically since 3/11 — More than 3 times as many now say their health condition is not good (ENENews, Feb 12, 2013)

Source: FRCSR (Fukushima Radioactive Contamination Symptoms Research) Newsletter
Date: February 10, 2013

[…] 19.4% of Fukushima physicians answered that their “physical state isn’t well.”  14.1% of Miyagi physicians and 12.8% of Iwate physicians answered similarly.  In particular, the percentage of Fukushima physician, 19.4%, is 3.5 times more than pre-311. […]

The Japan Medical Association Research Institute (JMARI), which conducted the survey, suggested that “These physician from three Tohoku prefectures have been working hard and long hours due to lack of physicians.  In Fukushima they might be affected by stress caused by Tokyo Electric Company Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident.” […]

(From a Kyodo article dated February 10, 2013)

Fukushima Diary summarized the Japan Medical Association Research Institute’s findings:

According to Japan Medical Association Research Institute, 19.4 % of Fukushima doctors answered “Their health condition is not good” for the questionnaire. The ratio used to be 5.6% before 311. […]

The research was conducted from late August to mid September of 2012. […]

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