Video Source: VICE via Youtube.
On 26 April 2016, VICE commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster by sending reporter Simon Ostrovsky to visit the area outside the sarcophagus and nearby Pripyat. His report revealed how little his fellow tourists understand radiation. The video explains that those exposed to fallout changed at the genetic level, and those changes were passed on to their children. VICE deemed Chernobyl still to be the world's worst nuclear accident, although since Fukushima that is disputed. One thing in the report was clear, in advice from Dr. Larysa Yanovych at the National Research Center for Radiation Medicine in Kiev, Ukraine: Don't go off the path. For some current photos of Pripyat, go here, here and here.
We sent @SimonOstrovsky to Chernobyl to find out how safe it is to go there. What he saw: https://t.co/sWROmoHCbK pic.twitter.com/6rKtb0Db8X— VICE News (@vicenews) April 26, 2016
Image Source: NBC.
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