A small group of South Koreans say conditions at a Samsung Electronics production plant caused hundreds of rare diseases over the past two decades — some fatal — with most victims in their 20s or 30s.
Han Hye-kyung receives electrotherapy on her shoulder and back at Gang-won Rehabilitation Hospital in Chuncheon, South Korea, in April 2013. Han worked at Samsung from 1995 to 2001. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2005. Her family blames toxins at a Samsung factory for the tumor.Shin Woong-jae/Redux