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A 34-year-old man has been exposed to roughly 1,000 times the annual amount of radiation permissible while installing radiotherapy equipment at a government-run hospital in Tokyo, officials at the science and technology ministry said.

According to officials, the accident occurred at a newly built building at Okura Hospital in Setagaya Ward at around 9:30 a.m. on Friday.

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