acute radiation injury syndrome

(redirected from Atomic Bomb Disease)
A complex described in the radiation-exposed survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and nuclear reactor accidents—e.g., Chernobyl
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acute radiation injury syndrome

Atomic bomb disease A complex described in the radiation-exposed survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as nuclear reactor accidents Clinical 5-25 centiGray–cGy; the symptoms are a function of level of exposure
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We will exert every possible effort to enable individuals who are still now enduring pain and suffering and waiting to be recognized as having an atomic bomb disease, to receive that recognition as soon as possible.
Following the memorial ceremony, five Nagasaki-based groups of atomic bomb survivors jointly submitted a petition to Aso, asking the government to enact measures to relieve all atomic bomb disease sufferers, including those who live abroad, while conducting health checkups of their children and grandchildren.
Meanwhile, for those waiting to be recognized as sufferers of atomic bomb diseases, the government will do its best to grant recognition at the earliest date possible.