George Johnson Response

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Article Summary I The article “When Radiation Isn’t the Real Risk” written by George Johnson is underlying the fact that during a nuclear incident in Fukushima there have been no known deaths due to radiation. From this incident however, there have been a total of 1,600 deaths. He collected data that presumed that the deaths involved evacuating people from the intensive care units in a hospital, moving residents of nursing homes, and then lastly suicides due to the imminent fear of the radiation. Johnson also goes on to explain that the expected amount of radiation during this time period from the incident was not enough to harm any of the population even in the hot zones of danger. Johnson collected data from scientists that quantified the
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