German Gov’t Study: Children living near nuclear plants have double leukemia rates, high incidence of solid cancers — Reactors cannot prevent radiation from escaping (VIDEO)

Published: October 22nd, 2011 at 10:27 am ET
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LINK TV, Oct. 21 — Dr. Helen Caldicott appeared on the LINK TV program Earth Focus to discuss the Fukushima crisis and other nuclear issues.

Caldicott received her medical degree from the University of Adelaide Medical School. In 1977 she joined the staff of the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston, and taught pediatrics at the Harvard Medical School from 1977 to 1978. She worked to establish the group International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985. -Wikipedia

[Transcript Summary]

At 6:15 in

  • Chernobyl health effects are the biggest coverup in the history of medicine. WHO, IAEA, UN all covered up effects.

At 7:20 in

  • German gov’t study on children under 5 that lived within 5km of reactors showed double leukemia and high incidence of solid cancers… deformities (teratogenesis). The closer to reactor, the higher the malignancy.

At 10:15 in

  • Nuclear plants cannot prevent tritium (Radioactive hydrogen) from escaping… highly carcinogenic.
  • It is probably what’s causing the cancers in the kids that live near power plants in Germany.

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Published: October 22nd, 2011 at 10:27 am ET
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