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Availability of Potassium Iodide Tablets and Safety of Tap Water

Availability of Potassium Iodide Tablets and Safety of Tap Water

How U.S. citizens can get potassium iodide (KI) tablets, for those who have been advised to take it by emergency management officials, public health officials, or doctor. There are risks associated with taking KI. From article via Japan Times, “The central government of Japan, on the other hand, is only dispensing iodide tablets to people in the 20-km evacuation zone near the plant but is ready to distribute more to local residents outside the area.”

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