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Finns run for iodine after blasts at Japanese nuclear plant

Posted By admin On March 14, 2011 @ 9:53 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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March 14, 2011

Concerns about possible radiation from Japan’s earthquake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant sparked a weekend run on iodine tablets as far away as Finland, the country’s largest pharmacy chain said Monday.

“On Saturday there was a run onĀ iodine, but the situation calmed down and we were able to replenish the stock on Sunday,” Yliopiston Apteekki spokesman Jari Kokkonen told AFP.

Kokkonen said that some of their pharmacies in central Finnish cities like Tampere and Jyvaeskylae ran out of iodine completely on Saturday.

He believes the run on iodine was mostly due to people flying to Japan or the region, adding that many travellers had called the company’s hotline for advice.

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