Do children, who were born by the women subjected to radiation exposure as a result of the Chornobyl accident, have birth defects?

Materials of the international workshop “French and German Initiative: Results and their Implication for Man and Environment” held in Kyiv (Ukraine) on October 5–6, 2004 contain the answer to the question.

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  1. Determination of infant mortality and morbidity in the population of Ukraine affected by the ChNPP accident
  2. Effects of preconceptional and in utero exposure to Chernobyl fallout on pregnancy outcome and congenital malformations in Belarus
  3. Potential effects of prenatal irradiation on the brain as a result of the Chernobyl accident (Ukraine)
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