Top UK Newspaper Headline: Fukushima cancer risk ‘played down to aid nuclear industry’

Published: February 28th, 2013 at 10:31 pm ET
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Title: Fukushima cancer risk ‘played down to aid nuclear industry’
Source: The Times* (London)
Author: Chris Smyth Health Correspondent
Date: March 1, 2013

Fukushima cancer risk ‘played down to aid nuclear industry’

People living in the Fukushima nuclear disaster zone have almost a 70 per cent increased risk of thyroid cancer, the World Health Organisation says.

Their lifetime chances of getting the disease rose by two-thirds, from 0.75 per cent to 1.25 per cent. [...]

Article available only to Times’ subscribers

*Wikipedia: By June 2012 The Times’ average daily circulation had fallen to 400,120 copies, compared to The Daily Telegraph’s 573,674, with the two retaining respectively the second-highest and highest circulations among British “quality” newspapers.

See also: "Shameless": New World Health Organization report shockingly downplays health risks after Fukushima -- "WHO and other organisations must stop hiding the impact"

Published: February 28th, 2013 at 10:31 pm ET
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