Subscription Only: FEATURE: 95-yr-old retired doctor worried about Fukushima radiation risks
By Megumi Iizuka
July 5, 2012
A 95-year-old retired doctor is continuing to warn of possible health dangers to residents near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant after some of them developed symptoms similar to those seen among atomic-bomb survivors he had treated for decades.
[Shuntaro] Hida said he has already received calls from residents around the Fukushima plant complaining of unexplained fatigue and diarrhea as well as hair loss, symptoms he suspects were exhibited as a result of internal exposure to radiation.
Published: July 5th, 2012 at 10:19 am ET
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