14 October 2014. Residents and businesses near nuclear power plants must be provided with potassium iodide pills as a precautionary measure in case of an emergency by preventing the human thyroid gland from absorbing radiation, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission said Friday.

CBC.CA

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nuclear-plants-must-give-anti-radiation-pills-to-nearby-residents-regulator-1.2796233

 

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