PBS NewsHour Near Fukushima, a Big 'Guessing Game' Over Long-Term Risks
It takes about 1000 millisieverts or 1 sievert over a short burst to show radiation sickness symptoms, and 100 millisieverts to show any symptoms or risk at all. Most of the radiation released at Fukushima is in the form of cesium, but at rates far less than 100 millisieverts per hour, more like over that amount over the course of months or years. So does that justify turning an entire region into an economic desert?
PBS dons tyvek suits and enters the abandoned zone. They find that radiation levels in most schools is pretty low, but there are hot spots and out in the playground.
They have raised the maximum level of exposure for residents to the same as for nuclear workers.
Scientists have examined effects of radiation doses and have proved that radiation can cause lukemia and more solid cancers but
*** NO EFFECTS HAVE BEEN FOUND BELOW 100 MILLISIEVERTS ****
A small dose rate over a long period of time has much less effect than all at one time. Workers as high as 250 msv have shown NO SIGN OF RADIATION SICKNESS
Hundreds of people have died indirectly due the nuclear crisis, but most from PANIC over the radiation when hospitals were deserted, and patients transported to places with inadequate care.
Quite a contrast to the Leuren Moret and Christopher Busby's radiation panic promoted by Russia Today, Alex Jones, PressTV and the 9/11 truth movement who say that any amount of radiation, no matter how small, is enough to kill tens of thousands if not millions.
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