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Health Care and Especially the Legacy of the Chornobyl Disaster




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Background Summary

Belarus has the horrible distinction of being the country most affected by the worst peace time nuclear accident in history. The following lists summarize some of the repercussions of the nuclear power plant disaster at Chornobyl, Ukraine, on April 26-28, 1986. Needless to say, not everyone agrees to the figures cited in the following; nonetheless, they give a general idea of the scope of the disaster:

An incredible amount of the human and economic resources of Belarus will have to deal with the effects of this disaster for many, many years to come.

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