Authors

Armin Weinberg

Publication Date

1993

Identifier

DM-MS211-012-0024

Keywords

Radiation, Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl (Ukraine, 1986), Belarus, Ukraine (Asia), newspaper clippings

Abstract

example of one news story ... "Belarus plagued by lingering Chernobyl radiation, UPn 8/29/93 11:00 PM Belarus plagued by lingering Chernobyl radiation, infectious illnesses UPI NewsFeature (800) Adv. Mon. Aug. 30 or thereafter By VALENTINA STAROVA MOSCOW (UPI) -- The government of the former Soviet republic of Belarus recently issued chilling statistics that confirmed the worst fears of its readers about the legacy of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. The figures showed that thyroid cancer -- a rare but deadly illness often linked to radiation exposure -- is on the rise in Belarus, with almost as many new cases recorded in the first six months of this year as in all of 1992. " See more at Armin Weinberg, PhD Papers and its finding aid.

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