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The Weaponization of Depleted Uranium: A Deadly Dust Crime Against Humanity

The Weaponization of Depleted Uranium: A Deadly Dust Crime Against Humanity

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The aerosol or spallation frangible powder produced by impact and combustion of depleted uranium munitions can potentially contaminate wide areas around the impact sites, leading to inhalation by human beings. It has a halflife of 4.5 billion years.

 

Normal functioning of the kidney, brain, liver, heart and numerous other systems can be affected by exposure to toxic uranium. Studies suggest the possibility of leukemogenic, genetic, reproductive and  neurological affects from  exposure.

 

A 2005 epidemiology review concluded, “In aggregate the human epidemiological evidence is consistent with increased risk of birth defects in offspring of persons exposed to DU.”

Source: The Weaponization of Depleted Uranium: A Deadly Dust Crime Against Humanity

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