Major UN report counts human cost of Chernobyl
Date: Monday, September 05, 2005 @ 21:47:47 GMT
Topic: Testimonials


NewScientist.com - NEWSFLASH

The huge cloud of radiation that spewed from the broken reactor at Chernobyl in 1986 will kill 4000 people, says the most authoritative report yet on the nuclear disaster.

And the radiation has already caused 4000 thyroid cancers amongst young people, contaminated more than 200,000 square kilometres of Europe, and triggered widespread mental health problems amongst the populations of the worst-hit countries.


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