Do not panic. This is the main message from a team of scientists who conducted a global survey on the radiation exposure caused by the meltdown of the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant reactors. The team’s conclusion: Everyone on Earth received the equivalent of an X-ray’s worth of radiation from the Fukushima accident. This risk is negligible. Every year, millions of patients receive CT scans in hospitals with higher doses than the exposure induced by the Fukushima event.
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