Chernobyl: The Numbers Game

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 04/26/2006 12:00 am EDT

April 26 is the 20th anniversary of the explosion and fire in the Chernobyl-4 nuclear reactor, so the long-running dispute over how many people actually died as a result of the accident is back. And now the growing public argument in Western countries about ending the de facto ban on new nuclear power stations has lent wings to the debate.

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