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Pediatric Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

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Figure 6.1. Probability of Radiation Casualties

Figure depicts an arrow smaller at one end, and larger at the point end to indicate increasing probability. From the small end to large (left to right), the probabilities read: Strategic Nuclear War; Theater Nuclear War; Single Detonation; Isotopic Weapons; Accidents.

Source: Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute.

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