Knowledge on Malformation Induction - Chernobyl NPS Accident -
There have been various reports on the incidence of congenital anomalies before and after the Chernobyl NPS Accident. Comparison of databases of the European Surveillance of Congenital Anomalies (EUROCAT), and of Finland, Norway, and Sweden showed no change in incidence of malformations before and after the accident.
In the northern part of the Rivne province of Ukraine, there are people who live a selfsufficient life in a contaminated area. There is a report that neural tube defects have been increasing among them, and analysis is underway to determine whether it has been caused by radiation.
- Included in this reference material on March 31, 2013
- Updated on March 31, 2019