Swedish embassy tells citizens to begin taking iodide tablets if within 150 miles of Fukushima — Includes Tokyo

Published: March 29th, 2011 at 4:14 am ET
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Embassies ready iodide tablets, Japan Times, March 29, 2011:

… [T]he Swedish Embassy is recommending on its website that citizens within 250 km of the Fukushima plant take [iodide tablets] once every three days.

An embassy official was unavailable for comment.

“The recommendation by the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority that all Swedes who are staying within a radius of 250 km from the Fukushima No. 1 power plant to take iodide tablets every three days is still valid,” the embassy’s website, last updated Saturday, says. “Best protection against radioactive iodine is to take iodide tablets before the exposure, as doing so afterward will prove too late.” …

Read the report here.

 

Published: March 29th, 2011 at 4:14 am ET
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3 comments to Swedish embassy tells citizens to begin taking iodide tablets if within 150 miles of Fukushima — Includes Tokyo

  • Xavier Onassis

    a wholelotta ‘expert’ human high-intelligence went into nuclear physics, eh?

    behold: all that intelligence has turned out to be as useful to us as our stupidity is

    the tragicomedic human species might be proof that God is a Rascal?

    perspective: one million children will die this year not from fukushima but from simple lack of zinc

    lack of zinc

    one million children

    this species was driven insane a long time ago


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  • Tokyo is already uninhabitable. No news about the steady stream of evacuees. Radiation monitoring is being shut down.

    The writing is on the wall.

    I’m awaiting instructions on how to panic properly during a nuclear disaster.

    Do I run out into the street and jump up and down? Pull my hair out?

    Any instructions on appropriate panicking procedures gratefully accepted. We can collate these and draw up a Charter:

    HOW TO PANIC APPROPIATELY DURING A GLOBAL NUCLEAR DISASTER IN TEN EASY STEPS


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  • Novamind

    Ya gotta love those straight talkin Gun shootin Swiss!


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