posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 10:18 PM
reply to post by atlguy
Here's a link to a conference CDC held yesterday on the subject of the Japan situation.
"...March 22, 2011 — In response to the crisis in Japan, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hosted a conference call for
clinicians to answer questions about treating radiation injuries in US travelers returning from Japan.
During the hour-long Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity call yesterday evening, Jeffrey Nemhauser, MD, who is a captain in the US Public
Health Service and a medical officer in the CDC's Radiation Studies Branch, answered questions from healthcare providers about radiation exposure and
Dr. Nemhauser stressed that the CDC is not aware of any US travelers returning from Japan who have been "contaminated with material at a level of
concern." If a traveler is contaminated, the CDC will recommend decontamination, collect data, and follow-up with the traveler, he said..."