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VIENNA, March 12 (Reuters) - Japanese authorities have told the U.N. atomic watchdog they are making preparations to distribute iodine to people living near nuclear power plants affected by Friday's earthquake, the Vienna-based agency said.

Iodine can be used to help protect the body from radioactive exposure.

In Japan on Saturday, radiation leaked from a damaged nuclear reactor after an explosion blew the roof off in the wake of a massive earthquake, but the government insisted that radiation levels were low. (Reporting by Fredrik Dahl; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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