Jeremiad for Belarus: Countryside contaminated by Chrnobyl reminds an Iowan of home

Burwell, Hope
March 2004
Orion Magazine;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p26
This article discusses the implications of the Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine in 1986 on the health of the people of Cherikov, Belarus. Percentage of the territories of Belarus which was contaminated by the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster; Average level of contamination on the polluted territories; Number of cases of thyroid cancer in Belarus; Health problems of the teenagers of Belarus; Projected population of Belarus after 50 years.


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