"More than 150 women from towns near Fukushima and further along the coast have checked in to Osaka hospitals to give birth.
At least 58 women have fled Tokyo following the discovery of high levels of radioactive iodine in the cityís water supply.
So many are arriving in Osaka, hospital bosses fear they might not have enough staff to cope.
Officials are making preparations to tend the women in public buildings that will be turned into temporary maternity wards.
One of the first pregnant women to flee the region was 31-year-old New Zealander Jayne Nakata, who lives with her Japanese husband just 30 miles from Fukushima.
After driving 600 miles to stay with her husbandís family, she said: ĎI donít have any plans to return home until I am certain it is safe for my child.
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What is the major malfunction here???
Does she not understand that she will be dead and buried before it is "safe" for her child-
here is a basic link...
[link to www.colorado.edu
since no one wants to believe anyone anymore, even the well informed-but they will believe chronic liars because they say what one wants to hear...
I am not speaking with superficial assurances regarding how Japan will turn out-as it would be a blatant lie...
Anyone with ANY training in radiation would likely concur-
[link to glossary.eea.europa.eu
Theoretical in the application-but still quantifiable
What does LD50 mean?
LD stands for "Lethal Dose". LD50 is the amount of a material, given all at once, which causes the death of 50% (one half) of a group of test animals. The LD50 is one way to measure the short-term poisoning potential (acute toxicity) of a material.
[link to www.ccohs.ca
What TIME is it?