Dai-ichi workers’ radiation exposure level unknown

    As the death toll rises in Japan, some employees of the Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Fukushima have stayed on, exposing themselves to harmful radiation.

    How much radiation they’ve absorbed is unknown, as WHYY’s Carolyn Beeler reports, but what experts do know is that the workers aren’t protected from gamma radiation without lead shields, leaving them at risk of serious illness.

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