Polonium-210 as a poison.


The death of Alexander Litvinenko on 23 November 2006 has brought into focus scientific judgements concerning the radiotoxicity of polonium-210 ((210)Po). This paper does not consider the specific radiological circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Mr Litvinenko; rather, it provides an evaluation of published human and animal data and models… (More)


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@article{Harrison2007Polonium210AA, title={Polonium-210 as a poison.}, author={John D Harrison and R. J. E. Leggett and David Lloyd and Alan Phipps and Bobby R. Scott}, journal={Journal of radiological protection : official journal of the Society for Radiological Protection}, year={2007}, volume={27 1}, pages={17-40} }