Depleted uranium is highly toxic to humans, leading to cancers, birth defects and other horrific outcomes. According to the journal Scientific American:
The radioactivity, high toxicity and carcinogenicity of such weapons are well known. Among the consequences of using depleted uranium – the growth of oncological diseases among the population and the enormous environmental damage for the Ukrainian territory where it will be applied.
A 2019 study documented the devastating impacts of depleted uranium on Iraqi children born with birth defects.NATO sending depleted uranium shells to Ukrainian military in major escalation – LeoHohmann.com