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The Jan. 10 article “As radiation fears dwindle, so do checkups” has a Dr. Masaharu Tsubokura complaining that Fukushima residents have stopped coming in for additional body scans to gauge their exposure to radiation following the 3/11 nuclear plant disaster.

When the results coming back — for residents of Minamisoma, mind you — say that 99.9 percent of the children tested between last April and September show “no radioactive cesium detected,” perhaps the people know when they’re being fooled.

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