Terrifying outlook for Chernobyl's babies

Edwards, Rob
December 1995
New Scientist;12/2/95, Vol. 148 Issue 2006, p4
Reports that thousands of children exposed to radiation after the Chernobyl disaster will contract thyroid cancer over the next 30 years according to thyroid expert Dillwyn Williams. Sensitivity of young victims to thyroid cancer; Dependence of children on thyroxine; Contamination with iodine; Emergency plans to provide stable iodine to people in the vicinity of a nuclear accident site.


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