How Does Radiation Exposure Affect the Human Body?

Recent earthquakes and subsequent nuclear plant failures have increased radiation levels significantly in Japan’s Fukushima region. High radiation levels have been found in food grown up to 75 miles from the crippled nuclear plant, and many locals have been evacuated from towns surrounding the plant. The anxiety surrounding radiation and its effect on the human body has been plaguing people worldwide who fear that elevated radiation levels may drift as far as the US.



[1] IndiaToday

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