Japan admits that Fukushima worker died from radiation

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Contamination experts work at the site of the Fukushima disaster.
 Contamination experts work at the site of the Fukushima disaster. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Japan has acknowledged for the first time that a worker at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami more than seven years ago, died from radiation exposure.

A magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck in March 2011, triggering a tsunami that killed about 18,000 people and the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl 25 years earlier. Continue reading “Japan admits that Fukushima worker died from radiation”

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