Amid dire reports of melting fuel rods and sickened workers at Japan’s beleaguered Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear reactor, the public health risk from radiation exposure remains very low in that country—or abroad, according to experts including Mass General Radiologist-in-Chief James H. Thrall, MD.

Despite fears, radiation health risk remains low, experts say


American experts monitoring the situation agreed, saying that reported radiation exposure remains far lower than normal exposure from background radiation in the environment, from medical procedures such as CT scans, or even from transatlantic air flights.  
Source: MSNBC


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