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Health Experts: "No dangerous side-effects from explosion"
2011-07-19 13:55:08

Health experts believe that there should be no concerns regarding side-effects on humans and the environment from the deadly explosion at a naval base on Monday, July 11, pointing out, however, that tests will continue to ensure that there are no health risks.

The Minister of Health, Christos Patsalides stated, after a joint meeting of the Parliamentary Committees on Health and the Environment, that all necessary tests are conducted to establish beyond any doubt that there is no problem.

The Minister made it clear that there is no imminent danger of radiation, adding that tests are carried out to check the possibility of any other lasting effects as a result of the explosion.

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