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Asahi Shimbun GLOBE: The Japanese Government Demanded Revisions of the 2012 WHO Report on Fukushima Radiation Exposure

The December 7, 2014 issue of the Asahi Shimbun GLOBE, a for-fee division of the Asahi Shimbun website, featured a series of articles on World Health Organization (WHO). It included an article whose title translates into "Revision Demanded of the Fukushima Radiation Exposure Report."

A screenshot of the article:
(Not to be copied without permission from Asahi Shimbun).



Below is an unofficial English translation of the article, with the contextually clarified title, posted with permission from the Asahi Shimbun. This post will be no longer available after April 29, 2016 (Japan time).*

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The Japanese Government Demanded Revisions of the 2012 WHO Report on Fukushima Radiation Exposure
Written by Yuri Oiwa
A high level Ministry of Health, Welfare and Labour (MHWL) official heard the cell phone ring. It was a Saturday morning in November 2011. “We have a problem.” It was from a younger colleague who was looking right at a draft copy of the dose …