Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH, FACP

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Radiation sickness

Based largely on misinformation and confusion, potassium iodine pills have flown off theshelves in the United States, and in China, panicked shoppers have bought up iodized salt, mistakenly believing that it offers protection.

Radiation sickness is very rare, and it is triggered only when humans are exposed to extremely strong doses of radiation, far higher than presently found even close to the damaged plant, more than 150 miles north of Tokyo…

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