#519: Repacholi now says radiation is good for you!
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From Eileen O’Connor:
Just when we though we had got rid of him, he turns up like a bad penny. We’ve all just had a gut full of watching Repacholi on TV, BBC 2 Horizon programme. The programme was about Chernobyl.
** Chernobyl’s ‘nuclear nightmares’ **
“Claims that thousands will die as a result of the Chernobyl disaster are unfounded, scientists tell the Horizon programme.”
He [Repacholi] was saying that they need to re-evaluate the whole radiation spectrum as they now believe that radiation does not harm as much as they previously believed and it might also protect against cancer!!!!!!!
The programme presented a very one sided view.
Take a look at some of Repacholi’s friends who featured on the programme:
Professor Ron Chesser, of Texas Tech University, US, http://www.biol.ttu.edu/fac_staff.asp?tp=faculty&name=Ron_Chesser
DR. ANTONE L. BROOKS
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