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Dealing with ‘radiation phobia’ – if it occurs

The recent incident where a radioactive cylinder went missing in Thailand serves as a reminder for other nations to ensure the safe handling of radioactive materials and to practice effective risk communication. This is especially true for Malaysia, whose society seems oblivious to what had happened to its neighbour, writes Professor Emeritus Dr Ng Kwan Hoong and Gong Jiankun.