- Fukushima Gov. Sato hospitalized (Kyodo News, Jan 14, 2013):
Fukushima Gov. Yuhei Sato has been hospitalized since Sunday due to bleeding colon diverticulum, the prefectural government said Monday.
The 65-year-old governor of the nuclear disaster-hit prefecture is being treated with medicine and will be discharged from the hospital in the city of Fukushima in seven to 10 days, according to the prefectural office.