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By Scott D. Portzline 4-28-1

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11 Workers Exposed To Radiation and Evacuated?

-- Ron Trapnell (, April 28, 2001


the fact that they wanted Iodized salt for nuke accident is ridiculous. They would have asked for potassium iodide as in Thyroblock. I mean....come on, would you ask for a pocketfull of aspirin to be delivered if you really needed morphine? Furthermore, by the time the salt got there it would have been too late as the thyroid would have already absorbed all it could hold. Taz

-- Taz (, April 28, 2001.

I agree. That's why I included LOTS of question marks! As I understand it, Potassium Iodide or Potassium Iodate are only effective if taken immediately after an accident to saturate the thyroid and block any further absorbtion. It does no good days later. If they had a reactor there they would likely already have a supply on hand. Not a lot is needed! However a little further looking confirmed SOME of the facts from CNN.

Eleven Other Americans Extracted From South Pole

Originally posted 4-24-1 - 4-28-1 PUNTA ARENAS, Chile (CNN) Snip.... The mission to retrieve Dr. Ronald Shemenski from the Amundsen-Scott Station left hours after a New Zealand air force plane retrieved 11 Americans from different outpost on the other side of Antarctica. Snip..... All eleven are employees of Raytheon, which provides support services at the McMurdo Base, 800 miles from the South Pole.

-- Ron Trapnell (, April 28, 2001.

Guess I still have a few things to learn about posting links:


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-- Ron Trapnell (, April 28, 2001.

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