Health effects of radiation and other health problems in the aftermath of nuclear accidents, with an emphasis on Fukushima

@article{Hasegawa2015HealthEO,
  title={Health effects of radiation and other health problems in the aftermath of nuclear accidents, with an emphasis on Fukushima},
  author={Arifumi Hasegawa and Koichi Tanigawa and Akira Ohtsuru and Hirooki Yabe and Rethy K Chhem},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2015},
  volume={386},
  pages={479-488}
}
437 nuclear power plants are in operation at present around the world to meet increasing energy demands. Unfortunately, five major nuclear accidents have occurred in the past--ie, at Kyshtym (Russia [then USSR], 1957), Windscale Piles (UK, 1957), Three Mile Island (USA, 1979), Chernobyl (Ukraine [then USSR], 1986), and Fukushima (Japan, 2011). The effects of these accidents on individuals and societies are diverse and enduring. Accumulated evidence about radiation health effects on atomic bomb… CONTINUE READING

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