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South Koreans Call for Medical Checkups for Rescue Workers Dispatched to Fukushima

As it turns out radioactive water leaks at Japan's Fukushima plant are ‘much worse than‘ the authorities are willing to admit, South Koreans call on government to provide regular and thorough medical checkups for 108 Korean rescue workers dispatched to Fukushima immediately after the crisis. An online petition [ko] urging medical care for the rescue team has gathered less than seven thousand signatures so far.

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