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What is Radiation Contamination?

What is Radiation Contamination or Radiation Infection?

After the explosion of nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan,  a local television station immediately alert nearby residents to stay indoor and hedging, turn off, and stop drinking tap water. Those who are in outdoor should avoid exposing their skin and cover faces with wet towels and face masks.  International Atomic Energy Agency said that Japanese authorities are prepared, ready to distributed iodine to residents for to treat radiation affection.

Radiation power is strong. In the event of nuclear explosions, radioactive material will leak out as smoke and wind diffusion. People that are  affected by radiation may suffer from damage in hematopoietic and gastrointestinal functions, and central nervous system.  While long term effects may include development of cataract, cancer, and birth defects.

Early radiation effects on human beings when  iodine I-131 and I-133 are gathered in our body; it will be gathered in the thyroid and cause cancer, treatment is to take iodine tablets.  With no occupation of radioactive iodine in the thyroid, radioactive iodine will not be gathered in the body .