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Countries with Deaths from Nuclear and Radiation Incidents

Name these countries that had deaths from radioactive incidents and accidents. Source
Name the modern-day countries.
Radiation was present at, but maybe not the cause of, every death.
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Last updated: December 13, 2018
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Date
Deaths
Details
Country
August 6, 1945
90,000-146,000
Nuclear bomb
Japan
August 9, 1945
39,000-80,000
Nuclear bomb
Japan
August 1945
1
Criticality accident
United States
May 1946
1
Criticality accident
United States
March 1, 1954
1
Nuclear bomb test
Marshall Islands
May 21, 1957
1
Criticality accident
Russia
September 29, 1957
200+
Nuclear waste accident
Russia
October 1957
33
Power plant fire
United Kingdom
February 10, 1958
3
Criticality accident
Russia
January 3, 1961
3
Power plant accident
United States
July 1961
8
Submarine accident
Atlantic Ocean
21 March-August 1962
4
Radiation accident
Mexico
July 23, 1964
1
Criticality accident
United States
May 1968
9
Submarine accident
Arctic Ocean
December 10, 1968
1
Criticality accident
Russia
1974-6
10
Radiotherapy accident
United States
January 5, 1976
2
Power plant accident
Slovakia
1980
7
Radiotherapy accident
United States
1980-9
6
Lost radiation source
Ukraine
October 5, 1982
5
Lost radiation source
Azerbaijan
March 1984
8
Lost radiation source
Morocco
August 1985
10
Submarine accident
Pacific Ocean
April 26, 1986
30-70
Power plant accident
Ukraine
October 1986
1
Submarine accident
Atlantic Ocean
September 1987
4+
Lost radiation source
Brazil
1989
1
Irradiation facility accident
El Salvador
1990
1
Irradiation facility accident
Israel
December 10-20, 1990
11
Radiotherapy accident
Spain
1991
1
Irradiation facility accident
Belarus
1992
3
Irradiation facility accident
China
1992
1
Radiological accident
United States
1994
1
Lost radiation source
Estonia
1996
3+
Research center accident
South Africa
August-December, 1996
13
Radiotherapy accident
Costa Rica
June 1997
1
Radiological accident
Russia
September 30, 1999
2
Power plant accident
Japan
January-February 2000
3
Radiological accident
Thailand
May 2000
2
Radiography accident
Egypt
August 2000-March 2001
17
Radiotherapy accident
Panama
August 9, 2004
4
Power plant accident
Japan
April 2010
1
Radiological accident
India
March 11, 2011
2+
Power plant accident
Japan
September 12, 2011
1
Power plant accident
France
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