Nuclear Meltdown Japan Don’t panic The radiation map is a hoax!!

There is a bad map suggesting that North America will get hit with a dose of lethal radiation. This map is bogus
( — A hoax is going around the Internet about a nuclear fallout map, which kills people in the Western United States.

The hoax is going around and has caught a few off guard. The Australian Radiation Services did not issue a fallout map that reaches the Western United States, including Canada.

There is not much to say about this other than it is a hoax. TWS has corrected and pulled the article. 

Here is a site that has radiation monitoring stations that update every 3 minutes.

I’m not saying that you getting potassium Iodine is a bad idea it’s just not critical to get or start taking it. 


DISCLAIMER: Australian Radiation Services is aware of information about radioactive contamination being spread from the Japanese nuclear reactor incident released under the ARS logo and name.  We wish to be clear that this information has not originated from ARS and as such distance ourselves from any such misinformation.


2 Responses to Nuclear Meltdown Japan Don’t panic The radiation map is a hoax!!

  1. Sam Adams says:

    Thanks for the sanity check!!!

  2. When I 1st saw it it scared the bejeebers out of me. But I was and NBC Nuclear,Biological and Chemical NCO in the Army and at these dosages everyone caught in the fallout in Japan would have been unconscious and dying in about 12-24 hours. Since that didn't happen I started looking into the Picture. Things are bad but there is no reason to panic. Many places have sold out of KI tablets.

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