Large doses of radiation can have short term and long term effects on the body and cause permanent damage to your health. This infographic provides information about how radiation specifically damages each part of the body and uses specific examples from the Hiroshima case in Japan.
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SOURCES: GRAPHIC NEWS, BBC.CO.UK, UCLAHEALTH.ORG, EMEDICINE.MEDSCAPE.COM
Designed by Trish McAlaster