Press Briefing

    UNSCEAR Press Briefing on
    New Radiation Health Effects
    Findings

    Tuesday 21 July 11:00am

    Summary Report

    VIENNA, 21 July - Members of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) briefed journalists on the Committee's latest report.

    The three annexes of the report address radiation risks from radon in the home and workplaces, new findings about non-targeted cellular effects, and irradiation effects on the human immune system.

    The annexes are the second volume of the report. The first volume was released last year.

    The speakers were: UNSCEAR Secretary, Malcolm Crick and Committee Members Fred Mettler, Abel Gonzalez and Wolfgang Weiss.  The briefing was chaired by Peter Rickwood.

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    UNSCEAR Press Briefing held 21 July 2009, Vienna

    Left to Right: Peter Rickwood (chair), UNSCEAR Secretary, Malcolm Crick
    and Committee Members Fred Mettler, Abel Gonzalez and Wolfgang Weiss.