What if another disaster was to unfold on Europe’s doorstep? According to the Nuclear Energy Institute there are now 450 atomic reactors spread across 30 countries globally. Many more are currently being built. Dr Arik Eisenkraft, a former chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense expert with the Israeli Defense Force, is leading efforts to produce effective medical countermeasures in case the worst was to happen again. He is currently the Director of Homeland Defense Projects at Pluristem Therapeutics Inc and is studying placental stem cell therapies which can be distributed in the event of a nuclear incident by way of intramuscular injection. The idea is to reduce the “devastating” effects of acute radiation syndrome within the 36 to 48 hour window from exposure.
Energy Voice 26th April 2017 read more »