Fukushima Gov’t: Over 35% of young people tested have thyroid cysts or nodules

Published: April 30th, 2012 at 7:05 am ET
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Peace Philosophy Centre posted the results and Fukushima Diary has the summary translation:

In March, Fukushima government conducted thyroid test for under 18 in 13 cities and towns such as Minamisoma city, Namiemachi, Iidatemura, Tomiokamachi etc..

The result shows thyroid nodules ( 5.0mm) or cyst (20.0mm) were seen in 13,460 from 38,114 people (35.3%).

Compared to their pre-test result of January, it increased from 29.7% to 35.3%. (↑ 5.6%) [...]

Source: http://www.pref.fukushima.jp/imu/kenkoukanri/240426shiryou.pdf

From February 2012 : Gundersen: 1/3 of Fukushima kids tested positive for lumps on thyroid -- Forebodes some real issues in future -- We're only 10 months into the accident here (AUDIO)

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