Is there a link between the Chernobyl disaster and radiation fibrosis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

The Chernobyl power plant disaster in 1986 exposed people to large quantities of radiation. As a result, many survivors developed radiation fibrosis, a scarring that is caused by radiation.

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