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China's thick smog arrives in Japan

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The suffocating smog that blanketed swathes of China is now hitting parts of Japan, sparking warnings Monday of health risks for the young and the sick. 

A woman rides a bike in heavy smog in Haozhou, central China's Anhui province on January 30, 2013. The suffocating smog that blanketed swathes of China is now hitting parts of Japan, sparking warnings of health risks for the young and the sick.

The environment ministry's website has been overloaded as worried users log on to try to find out what is coming their way.

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