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"One Typhoon Away From Full Breach" - US Nuke-Test Dome Leaking Fatal Radiation Into Pacific Ocean

Before the 1970s, the United States and other nuclear-armed countries conducted more than 500 atomic weapons tests in the atmosphere. During these tests, radioactive debris and gases were flung up into the atmosphere and traveled around the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stated that people around the world have had exposure to radioactive fallout from these nuclear tests.
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