A million people have died so far as a result of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant accident, explains Janette Sherman, M.D., toxicologist and contributing editor of the book Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment. Published by the New York Academy of Sciences, the book, authored by Dr. Alexey Yablokov, Dr. Vassily Nesterenko and Dr. Alexey Nesterenko, examined medical records now available--which expose as a lie the claim of the International Atomic Energy Commission that perhaps 4,000 people may die as a result of Chernobyl.
80% of the children born in Belarus are born defective or unhealthy, intellectually below par. In other words, only 20% are considered to be healthy.
Children born in Scandinavia at the time of Chernobyl are less likely to graduate from high school. They have intellectual impairments.