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Preparedness against Nuclear Terrorism: Lessons from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

Author: Masahiro Kami

Executive Director, Medical Governance Research Institute

Tokyo, Japan

Editor: Tetsuya Tanimoto

More than seven years after the Fukushima nuclear accident, our medical team has continued to work in the disaster-stricken areas; we have published various research articles based on our own activities at these sites. In March 2018, one of my colleagues, Dr. Tomohiro Morita, of Fukushima’s Soma Central Hospital, published a research article in the journal PLOS One, “Demographic transition and factors associated with remaining in place after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and related evacuation orders”