From the article:
“We have begun to see increased nosebleeds, stubborn cases of diarrhoea, and flu-like symptoms in children,” Dr Yuko Yanagisawa, a physician at Funabashi Futawa Hospital in Chiba Prefecture, told Al Jazeera.
She attributes the symptoms to radiation exposure, and added: “We are encountering new situations we cannot explain with the body of knowledge we have relied upon up until now.”
They are dying (very slowly):
– Hiroshima To Fukushima, Finishing The Job: A Time For The Kill (Veterans Today):
‘The Country Of Japan Is No More And The Land Is Permanently Uninhabitable’
– Independent Scientist Leuren Moret: Japan, US, Canadian Governments Complicit In Covering Up Fukushima Radiation – ‘We Are Facing Total Extermination And Genocide’ – ‘We Are On Our Own’ (Video & Article):
‘The Fukushima Disaster Is Going To Finish The Japanese’
And what is the government doing?
– Japan Government To Lift Ban On Sales And Shipment Of Radioactive Fukushima Beef
– Fukushima radiation alarms doctors (Al Jazeera, Aug 18, 2011):
Japanese doctors warn of public health problems caused by Fukushima radiation.
Scientists and doctors are calling for a new national policy in Japan that mandates the testing of food, soil, water, and the air for radioactivity still being emitted from Fukushima’s heavily damaged Daiichi nuclear power plant.
“How much radioactive materials have been released from the plant?” asked Dr Tatsuhiko Kodama, a professor at the Research Centre for Advanced Science and Technology and Director of the University of Tokyo’s Radioisotope Centre, in a July 27 speech to the Committee of Health, Labour and Welfare at Japan’s House of Representatives.
“The government and TEPCO have not reported the total amount of the released radioactivity yet,” said Kodama, who believes things are far worse than even the recent detection of extremely high radiation levels at the plant.
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