Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 3rd, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "The presently available evidence about the magnitude of doses received by members of the public living in villages in the vicinity of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test in Kazakhstan, particularly with respect to external radiation, while preliminary, is conflicting.
"The village of Dolon, in particular, has been identified for many years as the most highly exposed location in the vicinity of the test site. Previous publications cited external doses of more than 2 Gy to residents of Dolon while an expert group assembled by the WHO in...
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