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In 2007, after a long legal battle, Kutepova forced the government to recognize her father as a victim of occupational radiation sickness.
As many suffered from diarrhea—the result either of anxiety, flu, or radiation sickness—the lack of toilet facilities was especially difficult.
Two people died instantly after the explosion, and 28 people died as a result of acute radiation sickness in the following weeks and months.
His findings showed that 285,000 could die or get radiation sickness.
The suffering would play out over many days, as survivors, afflicted with acute radiation sickness, picked their way through the rubble to die at home.
Twenty-three crewmembers of a Japanese fishing vessel that was 160 kilometers (100 miles) east of the detonation site, were contaminated and suffered from radiation sickness.
One sievert—the international measurement of radiation exposure—is enough to cause radiation sickness, infertility and cataracts.
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medical : an illness that results from exposure to too much radiation
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