No Big Fukushima Health Impact Seen, UN Official Says: Scientific American

The health impact of last year’s Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan appears relatively small thanks partly to prompt evacuations, the chairman of a U.N. scientific body investigating the effects of radiation said on Tuesday.

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“As far as the doses we have seen from the screening of the population … they are very low,” Weiss told Reuters. This was partly “due to the rapid evacuation and this worked very well”.

via No Big Fukushima Health Impact Seen, UN Official Says: Scientific American.

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