What can we expect in any future radio-nuclear accident? Hundreds if not thousands of people would likely be exposed to radiation levels that will have some effects on their health. Many will develop Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS), while some will suffer combined injuries of trauma and radiation. Others involved will be left to wonder for the rest of their lives how the effects of the exposure to ionizing radiation will affect them. This may well lead to acute psychological stress, influencing their everyday lives – as we see now in the Fukushima Prefecture six years after that 2011 disaster.
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