BBC环球慢速英语 第316期:切尔诺贝利核电站事故(5)
日期:2018-06-04 13:41



Voice 2: The police and military told people in the nearby villages to leave their homes. The police told the people they would only be gone for a few days. But the people from these villages would never return to their homes. The people's clothes, and all their possessions had become radioactive. After the accident, over three hundred fifty thousand people had to move away from the affected area.
Voice 3: "A policeman finally told me the truth. He said there was high radiation and pregnant women should get out at all costs. At that time, I did not know what radiation was."
Voice 1: Lena went to a hospital after the accident at Chernobyl. The doctors took her clothes. They said that all pregnant women would be forced to either kill their unborn babies or give birth early. This was to prevent the babies from getting health problems.
Voice 3: "I gave birth to my daughter Anya two months early."
Voice 2: Lena's daughter Anya was sick even when she was born. Doctors put her in a special room to improve. Lena was not allowed to see her new baby for eight days.