Japan Government: No Iodide Plans for Residents of Tokyo

In Radiation on March 17, 2011 at 7:46 AM

LBG1 – DBKP – 16/03/2011 [LINK]

Again, excesive self-confidence by Japanese government could be deathly to Tokyo people if there aren’t plans to distribute massive quantities of potassium iodide tablets.




Other than monitoring radiation levels in the capital amid the failures at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said Wednesday it had no plans to prepare any radiological countermeasures, such as reserving iodine pills to deal with internal exposure to radioactive substances.

The government instead called for residents to go about their daily lives in a normal manner because only a small amount of radiation, harmless to humans, was detected.


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