Should I Stay or Should I Go? 

A serious radiological accident has happened at a nuclear facility. What now? What should the people living nearby do? What can we learn from the responses to the accidents at Fukushima Daiichi and Chernobyl? Do current guidelines from the IAEA, ICRP, NRC, EPA, and DHS adequately consider nonradiological risks of their protective action recommendations? Make sure to check out, “Saving Lives and Preventing Injuries from Unjustified Protective Actions - Method for Developing a Comprehensive Public Protective Action Strategy for a Severe NPP Emergency” by Jessica Callen and Thomas McKenna in the May issue of Health Physics, and join the conversation this article is sure to spark.

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