Construction worker’s leukemia could have been caused by radiation exposure

TOKYO—A construction worker at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has cancer that could have been caused by radiation exposure, the government said Tuesday in announcing the first compensation award to be granted in such a case.

By Mitsuru Obe, The Wall Street Journal,Updated Oct. 20, 2015 11:44 a.m. ET, as posted at http://www.wsj.com/articles/japan-says-fukushima-nuclear-plant-worker-diagnosed-with-cancer-1445333714