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Belgium distributes iodine pills in case of nuclear accident

7 months, 12 days ago
BRUSSELS: Belgium began Monday to make iodine pills available free to its 11 million people in case of an accident at its ageing nuclear plants but said there was no "specific risk." The government also launched a website in the…

Radioactive leak at Norway nuclear reactor

1 year, 11 months ago
OSLO: A nuclear research reactor in Norway suffered a minor radiation leak that is not believed to pose a threat to public health or the environment, Norwegian authorities said on Tuesday.  The leak of radioactive iodine happened on Monday…