A Brief History of: The Goiania Incident (Short Documentary - Youtube)

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2 years 5 months ago #5158 by Simomax
This is a crazy story of what happened when some people that simply didn't have a clue, handled a part of a caesium 137 tele-therapy unit, and poked inside it.

In 1985 1km away from the administrative centre of Goiania city sat Instituto Giano de Radioterapia a private radiotherapy centre that had been closed down. the company moved to a new premises, taking a cobalt-60 tele-therapy unit with them however the move left behind a caesium 137 tele-therapy unit.

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