Ebola is a horrible death, but death is death and by taking universal precautions to prevent all infectious diseases we minimise the chances of falling victim to any of them.
What would happen if terrorists detonated a nuclear device high above the United States? What about if the Sun emitted a large coronal mass ejection that resulted in a damaging geomagnetic storm?
Hurricane Katrina triggered many of us to wake up and no longer wait for the government to come to our rescue, but to rescue ourselves. Read more on how eye opening this event was and receive the first two chapters of The Prepper’s Blueprint for free.
If there’s one thing we should take from all of this, it’s that the more things change the more they stay the same.
The question is if it is something that is country wide, or even bigger and maybe affecting a whole hemisphere of the planet, will we ever really know what caused it? Will knowing what caused it actually matter at that point? More importantly, are you ready for such an event?
There can be no rule of thumb for how long you need to stay isolated for, but if any of you think a month will do it you need to think again. Although diseases spread at different rates, have different incubation times and are infectious at different times during their course they all rely on one thing. A supply of suitable hosts.
In an interview by Rory at the Daily Coin, I was asked some questions on ways to better prepare yourself and your family for the possibility of a pandemic. In the interview, we cover how to get your family prepared, shtf transportation, safe ways to bug out and more. Check out this very informative interview.
It should go without saying that since the same tensions we faced in the Cold War are coming back, we should expect the dangers of that era to make a comeback as well.
The label “prepper” shouldn’t even exist; it should be a way of life for everyone who lives in a sane civilization.