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COVID Restrictions Deny Southern Belarus Children Rare Escape From Chernobyl Radiation


COVID Restrictions Deny Southern Belarus Children Rare Escape From Chernobyl Radiation
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In Belarus, just across the border from Ukraine, many children have been living with chronic radiation sickness since a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded in 1986. They have returned to school after being unable to escape contamination for yet another summer due to COVID-19 pandemic border restrictions. For VOA, Ricardo Marquina has more from the Gomel region of southern Belarus in this report narrated by Miguel Amaya.

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