Music:Ghost Dog - The Way Of The Samurai - Samurai Code Quote #2
The most recent and authoritative UN report has confirmed that there is no scientific evidence of any significant radiation-related health effects to most people exposed to the Chernobyl disaster. The UNSCEAR* 2000 Report is consistent with earlier WHO findings. The report points to some 1,800 cases of thyroid cancer**, but "apart from this increase, there is no evidence of a major public health impact attributable to radiation exposure 14 years after the accident. There is no scientific evidence of increases in overall cancer incidence or mortality or in non-malignant disorders that could be related to radiation exposure." As yet there is little evidence of any increase in leukaemia appears to be increased, even among clean-up workers where it might be most expected. However, these workers remain at increased risk of cancer in the long term.
* the United Nations Scientific Commission on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, which is the UN body with a mandate from the General Assembly to assess and report levels and health effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. ** это несмертельная форма рака - при своевременной диагностике и адекватном лечении. Около 10 человек умерло в результате отсутствия одного либо другого.