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Secret research into dead nuclear test veterans

The UK Government is battling a High Court compensation bid by 1,000 veterans and widows for health problems.

The Ministry of Defense  insists almost none was exposed to dangerous levels of radiation and the high rates of cancer, death and birth defects are a coincidence.

Nuke test veterans health files to be probed after they die,  mirror.co.uk, By Susie Boniface 5/09/2010 Scientists keep tabs in secret A nuclear test veteran has discovered the Government has ordered secret research into his health – after he dies. David Whyte has been included in a programme giving scientists access to his NHS records. He now fears thousands of others are also being secretly monitored.

Mr Whyte, an ex-Army engineer, said: “To find out you will be included in medical research you have not agreed to after you’ve died is horrifying.”

The events came to light after Mr Whyte applied for his MoD records and noticed his name was on a mysterious “health physics” list…….

The UK Government is battling a High Court compensation bid by 1,000 veterans and widows for health problems.

The Ministry of Defense  insists almost none was exposed to dangerous levels of radiation and the high rates of cancer, death and birth defects are a coincidence.

Nuke test veterans health files to be probed after they die – mirror.co.uk

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