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PTSD an issue for Fukushima nuclear workers

Health issues and slumps in morale are the latest issues for the beleaguered workers trying to clean up the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, writes Justin McCurry in The Guardian.

Dressed in a hazardous materials suit, full-face mask and hard hat, Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, left his audience in no doubt: "The future of Japan," he said, "rests on your shoulders. I am counting on you." Abe's exhortation, delivered during a recent visit to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, was only heard by a small group of men inside the plant's emergency control room. But it was directed at almost 6,000 more..

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Last modified on Monday, February 17, 2014

Published in: Dispatches

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