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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1978 May; 28(190): 298–301.
PMCID: PMC2158607

The operation of a health centre after a catastrophe in Finland


In April 1976 the most disastrous peace-time accident in Finland took place in the town of Lapua, where a cartridge-filling station in an ammunition factory exploded and 40 people were killed. I was in charge of the local health centre activities, and describe what happened.

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