Diseases Caused By Chernobyl

In the early morning of 26th April 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the former Soviet territory of Ukraine exploded, creating what is usually described as the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever seen. The disaster spread radioactivity into the atmosphere in one of the largest bursts of unintentional radioactive release into the […]

If Chernobyl Happened Today, How Could We Treat the Radiation Poisoning?

Many of you may have gotten a small taste of what happens to people when exposed to radiation from HBO’s dramatic new show, Chernobyl. It’s gruesome and painful to say the least, and often life-threatening. And while watching, I couldn’t help but wonder: if Chernobyl had happened today, over 30 years later, how would we […]