Black Magic of Uranium at Jadugoda, Study of Health Status of Indigenous People Around Jadugoda Uranium Minies in India

This 2007 report by the The Indian Doctors For Peace And Development (IDPD) ( documents the health effects on Indigenous people in India living in close proximity to a uranium mining operation. The study was carried out by a team of medical doctors using 34 trained fact-gatherers. Data was gathered from all the 2,118 households in five villages close to the mines, and was compared with data from all 1,904 households in villages 30-35 km away from the mines.

The statistically significant results show increases in congenital deformities, sterility, cancers, and shortened life span among those living close to the mines.

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