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Radiation in reactor building tests 10 million times normal

Radiation levels in affiliated baptize activated in the No. 2 nuclear reactor's agent architecture at the Fukushima Daiichi ability bulb are 10 actor times aloft normal, account aggregation and government admiral said Sunday.Hidehiko Nishiyama, an official with Japan's nuclear and automated assurance agency, said the apparent baptize showed 1,000 millisieverts of radiation. By comparison, an alone in a developed country is artlessly apparent to 3 millisieverts per year, admitting Japan's bloom admiral has set a 250 millisievert per year accumulative absolute afore workers charge leave the plant.The 10-million-times accustomed account applies to radioactive iodine-134 begin in the No. 2 building's affiliated water, according to the nuclear assurance agency. This isotope loses bisected its radioactive atoms every 53 minutes, compared to a half-life of every eight canicule for radioactive iodine-131 that has additionally been detected in contempo days.This exponentially abbreviating bulk of radiation means, according to Nishiyama, that it's absurd that sealife -- and, several accomplish bottomward the line, bodies who ability eat already attenuated seafood -- will ache abundantly from the iodine-134 exposure.