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Impact of Radiation Exposure on Workers and Residents Near Fukushima

The Health Physics Society has released additional videos from their recent briefing on the health effects of the accident at Fukushima Daiichi. In this first video, Dr. Robert Peter Gale of the Imperial College, London, talks about the radiological impact on the first responders who worked at Fukushima Daiichi. His conclusion: that even among those workers who received the highest dose of radiation, the effects may be minimal:

In this second video, Gale, along with Dr. Richard Vetter and Dr. John Boice of Vanderbilt University, turn their attention to the radiological impacts on local residents. Again, their conclusions are encouraging:

To view another interview from the HPS event with Dr. Kathryn Higley, click here.

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