Children of Fukushima need our protection

OPINION: Children of Fukushima need our protection

By Tilman Ruff
MELBOURNE, April 26, Kyodo

I was dismayed to learn that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology earlier this week increased the allowable dose of ionizing radiation for children in Fukushima Prefecture.

The dose they set, 3.8 microsieverts per hour, equates to more than 33 millisieverts (mSv) over a year. This is to apply to children in kindergartens, nursery, primary and junior high schools. Let me try to put this in perspective.

(Full article at Kyodo News)

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