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Radiation is not contagious. Once someone has removed their clothes and been washed, the radioactivity is internalized.
After nuclear disasters, hospitals do isolate radiation victims behind plastic screens, but that's because their immune systems have been weakened and they are at risk of being exposed to something they can’t handle
Nuclear is actully the safest way to make electricity. In the worst nuclear power accidents, relatively small amounts of particulate matter escape, harming only a handful of people.
During the rest of the time, nuclear plants emit no carbon dioxide and are reducing exposure to air pollution, by replacing fossil fuels and biomass.
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