Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accidents Caused by Gigantic Earthquake and Tsunami-Healthcare Support for Radiation Exposure

Ishii, Masami
August 2011
World Medical Journal;Aug2011, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p141
Academic Journal
The article recounts the events during the Fukushima nuclear power plant accidents caused by the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011 and the tsunami thereafter and describes the health and medical assistance provided by the Japan Medical Association (JMA). In cooperation with the Fukushima Medical Association and local medical associations, assistance were provided to evacuees. The possible radiation exposure and residual contamination is also considered.


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