Fallout

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

Internet Postings Stoke Bay Area Fears Of Nuclear Radiation Fallout From Japan Fukushima Disaster

The fears of fallout from the Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plan disaster are spiraling on the Internet and in the Bay Area.

01/31/2014

A bottle of Potassium Iodide is seen at the West Marin Pharmacy on March 15, 2011 in Point Reyes Station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fallout Fears Cause Bay Area Run On Potassium Iodide

Japan’s nuclear crisis is spiking demand in the Bay Area and much of the West Coast for a cheap drug that can protect against one type of radiation damage—even though the risk is only in Japan.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/15/2011

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