Teratogen update: radiation and Chernobyl.

@article{Castronovo1999TeratogenUR,
  title={Teratogen update: radiation and Chernobyl.},
  author={Frank P. Castronovo},
  journal={Teratology},
  year={1999},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={
          100-6
        }
}
The 1986 nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl caused nonuniform radiocontamination of air and land, primarily within regions of the former Soviet Union and Western Europe. Major exposure groups included the reactor workers, villagers evacuated from within 30 km of the accident, the "liquidators" who decontaminated the evacuation zone afterward, those in radiocontaminated villages not evacuated, and "others" not in the latter categories. The possibility of being exposed to radiation caused… CONTINUE READING

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