The Health Protection Agency is continuing to provide expert advice on the public health issues surrounding the death of Mr. Alexander Litvinenko.
The Health Protection Agency has monitored many locations identified by the police to assess whether there is any public health risk. Investigations have confirmed there is no public health concern in the open public areas. On the basis of the monitoring results received so far from we believe that the risk to the general public of having been exposed to Polonium-210 (Po-210) is likely to be very low.
“As a precautionary measure we have also followed up a small number of staff and guests at some of affected areas of the locations. Some were asked to provide urine samples for testing and (apart from those noted below) 486 urine samples tested by the Agency have found nothing of concern” The Health Protection Agency.