Chernobyl 25 years on

  title={Chernobyl 25 years on},
  author={Keith Baverstock},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • K. Baverstock
  • Published 26 April 2011
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
Lessons have not been learnt and the full public health implications are unknown 
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  • Medicine
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