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In 2011, a tsunami in Japan killed about 19,000 people and caused the second-worst nuclear power accident in world history. How many of these 19,000 people were killed by nuclear radiation?

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A 2012 study of this accident by the U.N. Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation found that "to date, no health effects attributable to radiation exposure have been observed among children or any other member of the population."

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