Radiation emergency

Radiation emergency
  • A radiation emergency is an unplanned or accidental event that creates radio-nuclear hazards to humans and the environment.
  • Such situations involve radiation exposure from a radioactive source and require prompt intervention to mitigate the threat.
  • Dealing with such an emergency also involves the use of anti-radiation tablets.
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said if there was a radiation emergency, people should take a Potassium Iodide drug that would help protect them from thyroid cancer.

Latest News about Radiation emergency

  • With fears of a nuclear disaster at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia power plant growing, the European Union has decided to pre-emptively supply 5.5 million anti-radiation pills distributed among residents in the vicinity.


  1. Indian Express

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