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Information regarding Polonium-210 involved in recent events in the United Kingdom
  • Published Date:
    11/30/06
  • Source:
    HAN ; 253
  • Language:
    English
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
  • Description:
    What is Polonium 210? -- Is Po-210 harmful to humans? -- Are other people at risk if they come into close contact with a contaminated person? -- What should you do if you have concerns about possible exposure related to the London incident?

    Thursday, November 30, 2006, 0:23 EST (12:23 PM EST)

    CDCHAN-00253-2006-11-30-ADV-N

    Recent events in the United Kingdom have brought attention to the radioactive material Polonium-210 (Po-210) as a possible public health concern. The U.K. Health Protection Agency has information about Po-210 and this event on their Web site: (www.hpa.org.uk/polonium/default.htm). Additional information on this topic can be found on the U.K. National Health Service site (www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/articles/article.aspx?articleId=2086).

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed the following basic questions and responses about this topic.

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