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US Government Orders 14 Million Doses of Potassium Iodide


Recently, top scientists have warned that another major earthquake in Fukushima, Japan, would require a total evacuation of the West Coast of North America. This comes as plumes of mysterious steam rise from the crippled nuclear reactor at the Fukushima nuclear site. Meanwhile, in the United States, the Department of Health and Human Services has recently placed an order for 14 million doses of potassium iodide. This compound is useful for more or less one thing and one thing alone: protecting the body from radiation poisoning in the event of severe nuclear accidents. This order is scheduled to be delivered before the beginning of February, 2014. The DHHS has, according to a solicitation posted on the website for Federal Business Opportunities website, requested, “potassium iodide tablet, 65mg, unit dose package of 20s; 700,000 packages (of 20s),” which amounts to a total of 14 million tablets. Last month 71 U.S. sailors who helped during the …

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