Comments:Canadian nuclear reactor shutdown causes worldwide medical isotope shortage

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Your web search results may vary, but when I do Google searches for "medical isotope shortage" or "medical isotope crisis" the only non-Canadian hits I get are links to Canadian news stories.

It appears that this is a made in Canada crisis, which other countries have not chosen to go along with.

During the previous so called crisis in 2007 medical isotopes supplies were being imported from other countries before politicians voted to override the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and before this antique reactor was restarted.

How is it that a "World Wide Medical Isotope Crisis" seems limited in scope to Canada?