A dirty bomb is a mixture of explosives and radioactive materials. It is meant to spread radioactive materials into the area surrounding a blast. Many experts believe that the radioactive materials used in a dirty bomb would probably not create enough radiation exposure to cause immediate serious illness, except to those people who are very close to the blast site. However, the radioactive dust and smoke can spread and could be dangerous to people’s health if it is inhaled.
“Because people cannot see, smell, feel, or taste radiation, people should take immediate steps to protect themselves and their families in these types of situations,”
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