Алексей Каптерев (kapterev) wrote,
Алексей Каптерев

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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.

Источник: http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/chernobyl/inf07.htm

Короче говоря, спустя 14 лет после Чернобыльской аварии стало ясно, что по большому счету ничего не случилось. Нормально, да?
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