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Potasium Iodide

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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