U.S. sends military warships to offshore where they promise to count dead bodies afterwards when the fallout has decayed to sufficient levels.
Surgeon General in the U.S. knows less about radiation hazards than any random Vault-Co reader. Sheeple think Iodide is a magic radiation pill, not aware it simply leaves a good looking corpse with thyroid intact. Nothing replaces a vault of one's own. Nothing.
Ice Age II pitching in to up the bodycount of the Apocalypse Trifecta, as predicted for a decade on Vault-Co. The cold makes everything ten times worse, whatever it is. With no power and no food, it's gonna get sort of dicey in Japan. They should have packed it. What started as a quake is turning into a deathtrap.