20 Apr '11, 2pm

Workers at Japan's stricken nuclear plant are at their limit said a doctor who met with them

Workers at Japan's stricken nuclear plant are at their limit said a doctor who met with them

Workers battling the crisis at Japan's stricken nuclear plant suffer from insomnia, show signs of dehydration and high blood pressure and are at risk of developing depression or heart trouble, a doctor who met with them said on Wednesday. -- PHOTO: REUTERS FUKUSHIMA - WORKERS battling the crisis at Japan's stricken nuclear plant suffer from insomnia, show signs of dehydration and high blood pressure and are at risk of developing depression or heart trouble, a doctor who met with them said on Wednesday. The crews have been fighting to get the radiation-spewing Fukushima Dai-ichi plant under control since it was crippled by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that devastated north-eastern Japan. 'The conditions at the plant remain harsh,' epidemiologist Takeshi Tanigawa told The Associated Press. 'I am afraid that if this continues we will see a growing risk of health proble...

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