This is not the first incident with atomic power in Japan, nor with atomic radiation. This is almost as alarmist as the NY Post urging "PANIC" and prescribing a run on thyroid OTC pills. As for evacuating Japan - to where? Other countries might consider 65 million (approx. Honshu pop.) new arrivals in the next week with some hostility.
U.S. Democratic Senator Merkley airs support for Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: Does the Japan government know more than it's saying?