American Babies Born Right After Fukushima Show Elevated Rate of Abnormalities (http://www.alternet.org/environment/american-babies-born-right-after-fukushima-show-elevated-rate-abnormalities)
www.alternet.org | April 3, 2013
… The study also confirms that the elevated CH could just be a horrific beginning to the revelations. Health departments will soon release data on “fetal deaths, premature births, low weight births, neonatal deaths, infant deaths, and birth defects.” …
J. Mangano, J. and D. Sherman, J. (2013) Elevated airborne beta levels in Pacific/West Coast US States and trends in hypothyroidism among newborns after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown. Open Journal of Pediatrics, 3, 1-9. doi: 10.4236/ojped.2013.31001.
… Large amounts of fallout disseminated worldwide from the meltdowns in four reactors at the Fukushima-Dai-ichi plant in Japan beginning March 11, 2011 included radioiodine isotopes. Just days after the meltdowns, I-131 concentrations in US precipitation was measured up to 211 times above normal. Highest levels of I-131 and airborne gross beta were documented in the five US States on the Pacific Ocean. The number of congenital hypothyroid cases in these five states from March 17-December 31, 2011 was 16% greater than for the same period in 2010 …