TITLE

... but longer view threatened by lack of support

AUTHOR(S)
Mackenzie, Debora
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/1/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1771, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Emphasizes the importance of the study being conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the long-term effects of the Chernobyl nuclear accident on public health in Ukraine. Comparison of the WHO study with that of the International Atomic Energy Agency; Reliable ways of measuring the direct effects on health; Lack of support affecting the WHO study.
ACCESSION #
10552416

 

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