According to the Beebs, the number of fatalities from radiation exposure directly caused by the chernobyl incident is 4,000. Placing it far lower than most other estimates of the death toll. This report is, so far, the only one to look at the direct results of the accident and resulting released radioactivity from it.
Just a few select quotes from it:
Originally Posted by Chernobyl ForumOriginally Posted by The BBCWhose to bet that it wont be long before the anti-nuclear crowd is decrying this study as incorrect, and 'unfair'.Originally Posted by The BBC