A new US report shows that people absorb less radiation from airport body scanners than they do while standing in line waiting for the scan itself.
New tests of full-body scanners deployed at airports found that the radiation they emit was within acceptable levels.
Airport scanners are low source of radiation exposure that poses virtually no health risk.
The probability of dying from radiation and that of being killed in a terror attack are the same.
US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Thursday sought to allay concerns in some European Union countries over the use of body scanners in airports to thwart terrorists.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) of UK has written to Home Secretary Alan Johnson raising concerns over the proposed introduction of full body scanners at airports across the country.
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