Body-scan radiation under scrutiny

Body-scan radiation under scrutiny

There are 1 comment on the CNN story from Nov 12, 2010, titled Body-scan radiation under scrutiny. In it, CNN reports that:

But he said he is concerned about how widely the scanners will be used. "If you think of the entire population of, shall we say a billion people per year going through these scanners, it's very likely that some number of those will develop cancer from the radiation from these scanners," Brenner said.

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Sol

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#1 Nov 14, 2010
The probability of dying from radiation from a body scanner and that of being killed in a terror attack are roughly the same, he said. About one in 30 million.
And, yet, the "reasons" for the body scans are exactly to prevent 'terror attacks' using planes!

So if it's likely enough that we'll HAVE a terror attack that you NEED to use a scanner then it MUST be pretty damned LIKELY that the chances of DYING from the RADIATION from a body scanner are HIGH ENOUGH.

See here for someone who stood up for himself:
http://johnnyedge.blogspot.com/2010/11/these-...

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