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A Nuclear Safety Commission subcommittee decided Monday how they would study people who came within 350 meters of the site of the Sept. 30 nuclear criticality accident in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture.

According to basic guidelines drawn up at a meeting of the commission’s panel on health management, the study will cover those who lived, worked or passed through the contaminated area and detail their movements between 10 a.m. Sept. 30 and 7 a.m. the following morning.

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