BUDAPEST — Hungary was the latest European country on Saturday to confirm higher than usual levels of radioactivity in the air, although like others it maintained that this did not pose any health risks.

“In Hungary, a higher-than-usual concentration of iodine-131 particles was registered in Budapest and Miskolc (in the northeast),” Geza Safrany, the head of the national research institute for radiology OSSKI, said in a statement.

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