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Fukushima Fallout How Dangerous Is Japan's Creeping Nuclear Disaster?

The destroyed reactors at Fukushima have been releasing radiation for weeks. According to model calculations, the stricken nuclear plant could already have released one-tenth of the amount of radiation unleashed in the Chernobyl disaster. How serious a risk does the disaster pose to humans?
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan