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Sounding Board: The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster: Medical Effects 23 Years Later


April 26, 2009, is exactly 23 years after the explosion of Reactor 4 at Chernobyl nuclear reactor site in the Ukraine. March 30 was the thirtieth anniversary of the meltdown of the reactor at Three Mile Island. Because of these incidents, no further nuclear power plants have been constructed in the United States since then. The time has come to reevaluate the possible dangers of such power plants.