FUKUSHIMA Lives on the Line

242AcknowledgmentsConflict of Interest: None of the authors has any financial disclosure to report.Author Contributions: Ishikawa K. and Morimoto S.: Study concept and design. Kanazawa Y.: Acquisition of data. Ishikawa K.: Analysis and interpretation of data. Ishikawa K. and Takahashi T.: Preparation and writing of the letter.Sponsor’s Role: None.References1. Shibahara S. The 2011 Tohoku earthquake and devastating tsunami. Tohoku J Exp Med 2011;223:305–307.2. Morimoto S, Iijima K, Kuzuya M et al. Guidelines for non-medical care providers to detect illnesses in elderly evacuees after the 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011;59: 2189–2191.3. Brumfiel G, Fuyuno I. Japan’s nuclear crisis: Fukushima’s legacy of fear. Nature 2012;483:138–140.4. Higaki T, Higaki S, Hirota M et al. Radionuclide analysis on bamboos following the Fukushima nuclear accident. PLoS ONE 2012;7:e34766.5. Tanimoto T, Yuji K, Kodama Y et al. The long and winding road for the Fukushima nuclear workers. Lancet 2012;379:e34.Research: Depopulation with Rapid Aging in Minamisoma City after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident