'Be prepared': U.S. Surgeon General's warning

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    Worried Americans are panic-buying drugs to protect themselves against the nuclear fallout in Japan after the U.S. Surgeon General warned 'be prepared'.

    Regina Benjamin said it was right to be prepared for harmful radiation that could blow across to the West Coast following explosions at the Fukushima plant in Japan - in contrast to guidance from state officials.
    Ms Benjamin made the remarks to NBC Bay Area while touring a California hospital on Tuesday. Anbex quickly sold out of a 10,000-strong supply of 14-tablet packages of potassium iodide pills on Saturday.

    Read more: Japan nuclear emergency: Americans panic-buy anti-radiation drugs | Mail Online

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