U.N. body to probe Fukushima radiation impact, Reuters by Fredrik Dahl, May 23, 2011:
[...] The United Nations Scientific Committee on the effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR), which has published reports about the 1986 Chernobyl accident, said it would take at least two years to produce a full report on the issue.
“Everybody wants answers tomorrow or next week … but this is not possible. We need time,” UNSCEAR Chairman Wolfgang Weiss told a news conference [...] “So far what we have seen in the population, what we have seen in children with thyroid screening, what we have seen in workers … we wouldn’t expect to see health effects,” he said. [...]
Published: May 23rd, 2011 at 4:26 pm ET