Depleted Uranium and Human Health
Smith, R. C.(2005). Depleted uranium and human health. New Zealand International Review. vXXX(5), 16-18.
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Persistent public anxiety about the use of depleted uranium munitions since the early 1990s has been underpinned by claims of serious health consequences for both veterans and exposed civilians, alike. Whatever grounds there may have seemed to be in the aftermath of the Gulf War have been thoroughly discredited by a series of reports from various independent and expert organisations, such as the World Health Organisation and the British Royal Society.
New Zealand Institute of International Affairs
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