Health effects of depleted uranium: report by the Secretariat
World Health Assembly, 54. (2001). Health effects of depleted uranium: report by the Secretariat. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/78740
DescriptionWorld Health Assembly fifty-fourth session, provisional agenda item 13.10
Gov't Doc #A54/19
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Shawky, S. (2002)There has been much debate about the use of depleted uranium in the Gulf War and its health effects on United States and European war veterans. However, studies on the impact of this radioactive substance on the residents of the surrounding Gulf region are far from adequate. Depleted uranium introduces large quantities of radioactive material that is hazardous to biological organisms, continues to decay for millennia and is able to travel tens of kilometres in air. If depleted uranium were used in the Gulf War, its impact on the health of people ...