Report: Fukushima Plant Site Radiation Levels 'Fatal to Humans'

By The Atlantic Wire

The Atlantic Wire's Erik Hayden reports on our evolving understanding of the health consequences of Japan's nuclear disaster:

Weeks ago, officials at Japan's radiation-seeping Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant had assured the public that the situation had "stabilized." On Tuesday, however, TEPCO informed news outlets that officials have "detected the highest radiation levels at the facility since the initial earthquake and tsunami five months ago," relayed CNN.

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