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When Does a Flu Become a Pandemic?

When Does a Flu Become a Pandemic? - Flu strains are predicted before the annual season not just for vaccination purposes, but for tracking purposes as well. It is a dice roll, since there is no way to be sure what strain of seasonal flu is around the corner, but it is at least a loaded dice roll: like predicting the weather. The accuracy rate is between 40-60% according to the CDC, and then it has varying effectiveness based on the type of flu strain.

Seasonal flu and pandemic flu are two completely different beasts. There are plenty of factors to consider when identifying a pandemic. Luckily, these factors are tracked by several agencies that can give some advanced warning. Unluckily, our growing urban populations …

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30 Supplies for Pandemic Survival

30 Supplies for Pandemic Survival - There are some nerve racking scenarios that make you terrified of the pandemic. This disaster of the infected can leak right into your home.

There are some nerve racking scenarios that make you terrified of the pandemic. This disaster of the infected can leak right into your home. A pandemic will wipe out whole families who are unprepared. Are you ready to make a …

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Surviving a Pandemic or Disease Outbreak

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been all over the news lately, and for good reason. Pandemic diseases like the 2019 coronavirus and H1N1 are on the rise. Knowing how to survive a pandemic or disease outbreak will be an …

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What to Stockpile Today for Pandemic Survival: 23 Coronavirus Essentials

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We are currently in the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Prepping can be an overwhelming approach to life when one disaster after another lobbies for your attention. Attempting to have the perfect approach to all possible events is impossible. …

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How to Make Homemade DIY Toilet Paper

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has brought a lot to bear. We have a better feeling for how our nation will respond to a massive emergency. Unprepared Americans have proven their priorities. They are out to get all the water and …

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Illness Outbreaks around the World

There are lots of things to be concerned with and prepare for in the year 2019. Many preppers only consider disease when it comes in the form of a deadly pandemic.

There are lots of things to be concerned with and prepare for in the year 2020. Many preppers only consider disease when it comes in the form of a deadly pandemic. The 2019 novel coronavirus has been a rude awakening …

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COVID-19 Coronavirus: When to Bug Out

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is here. It’s changed names several times. It’s infected about 170,000 people. Killed over 6,500. And apparently, preppers aren’t so crazy after all. If you don’t have a plan of action then read ahead. I’ll describe …

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DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe

DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe - Easy and cheap to make... This DIY Hand sanitizer recipe will have you prepared in a SHTF situation from simple household supplies.

Hand sanitizer can be a very valuable commodity for daily life or during a pandemic. Be ready with your own DIY hand sanitizer recipe if supplies run low. Hand sanitizer has been an amazing addition to personal hygiene routines and …

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SHTF Currency – Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins?

Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins? — Everything we do in life involves money, being in the preparedness community, the question now is what kind of money. The world is changing whether we like it or not. You have to adapt in order to survive and the same goes for monetary system too.

What does SHTF currency look like? We all like to speculate but it’s hard to really know what will hold weight in which situation. It’s hard to imagine a time when cash is no longer king. However, if the currency …

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50 Tips for Eating From the Pantry When You Have No Money for Groceries

50 Tips for Eating From the Pantry When You Have No Money for Groceries

When do you actually use the stuff in your prepper’s pantry? Have you ever stopped to think about what is the most frequent disaster that causes people to turn to their emergency food supplies? It isn’t what you might think. …

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