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hygienic disinfection of community surfaces.

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symptoms of Coronavirus, which include:
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry cough
  • Headach
  • Runny nose
  • Shortness of breath
  • General feeling of being unwell

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  • people who have cardiopulmonary disease
  • people with weakened immune systems
  • infants
  • older adults

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#3: Wash hands frequently.
Another step to take in an outbreak or pandemic is to keep your
hands clean. In America, this is the first option since the threat
of Coronavirus is much lower than at the epicenter. Washing
hands (and washing them often) is one of the most basic things
you can do to avoid Coronavirus. This simple fact can't be
overstated. Most cold and flu is transmitted through droplets in
the air when someone coughs and sneezes, so you may wonder
why you should wash hands regularly. The simple connection here
is that your hands can pick up the virus from surfaces where the
droplets land. Keeping your hands clean is the first step that will
help prevent transmitting the virus to your eyes, ears, nose and
mouth.

Regarding handwashing here are a few pointers:

  • Wash hands with soap and warm water. Water alone is
    helpful in irrigating the virus away from your hands, and it's
    the fat in soaps which can help to carry the germs away, but
    you should spend about 20 seconds in this routine. As well,
    a nail scrub brush is helpful provided you can have one for
    each member of your family or group. Do not share!

  • Anti-bacterial soaps aren't any better than plain soaps.
    Anti-bacterial soaps kill bacteria and not necessarily viruses.
    What's interesting also is that antibacterial soaps may
    worsen the antibiotic resistance! According to Harvard
    Health, the ingredient of most antibacterial soaps, Triclosan,
    appears to "show indications of developing cross-resistance
    to antibiotics." Antibiotic resistance is one of the worrisome
    aspects of Coronavirus.

  • Soap and water is better than hand sanitizers. It's
    important to note that anti-bacterial hand sanitizers help
    you mitigate bacteria, not necessarily viruses. Alcohol-based
    sanitizers kill around 90% bacteria, but they stop only some
    viruses. Another thing to know in the battle against
    Coronavirus is that alcohol-based hand sanitizers simply
    reduce the number of microbes, it doesn't get rid of them
    completely. Washing hands properly with warm soapy water
    for at least 20 seconds irrigates microbes away. Another
    option is to make your own antiviral hand sanitizers using
    essential oils that have antiviral capabilities.

  • Don't share bar soaps or towels. For Coronavirus and all
    outbreaks or pandemics, use paper towels is helpful in
    mitigating the spread of illness. During crisis or at least
    assign everyone in the family a different towel. Finally,
    ensure your hands are dry after washing them! Wet hands
    may transmit the virus to others. Viruses thrive on wet
    surfaces. Liquid soaps are good, but beware also that pump
    of soap dispensers can transmit illness. Don't share towels.
    You can wash hands with multipurpose wipes.

  • Avoid shaking hands. During flu season, tell others that
    you're not shaking hands. Why not simply just give a fist
    bump instead?

#4: Use anti-viral products.
When you're trying to avoid a virus like Coronavirus, the best
thing is to stay away from other people. That's nearly impossible
for most, so the next best thing is to use anti-viral products.

  • Look for anti-viral facial tissues. Kleenex anti-viral tissues
    are the only tissue that can kill 99.9% of cold and flu
    viruses, helping you to take care of you and your family
    during cold and flu season.

  • Consider making anti-viral hand sanitizers. While alcohol
    based hand sanitizers have a role in combating germs, they
    aren't as effective as washing hands. You must irrigate the
    germs with water to flush away the harmful virus. What's
    more, most hand sanitizers are antibacterials not anti-virals.
    The best hand sanitizers contain essential oils which have
    antiviral capabilities. You can make antiviral hand sanitizers
    at home using essential oils with antiviral activity.
    Coronaviruses are constantly changing and mutating which is
    why they are a concern in finding modern medicines to work.
    Preppers look to essential oils and the medical community is
    taking note.

  1. Bergamot oil
  2. Cinnamon leaf oil
  3. Eucalyptus oil is useful if inhaled, but dangerous if
    swallowed.
  4. Lemon balm
  5. Red Thyme oil (different from white thyme oil)
  6. Tea Tree oil

    Thieves oil, a combination of essential oils that includes
    cinnamon leaf oil and eucalyptus, is known as germ fighter.
    Essential oils are not for everyone. Women who are
    pregnant, for example, should not use essential oils that
    might cross the placenta.

#5: Disinfect, clean surfaces.
There are two ways the Coronavirus appears to spread — by
droplets and contaminated surfaces when in close contact with
someone who is ill. Disinfecting surfaces is a good way to help
keep your family safe from infectious droplets of the Coronavirus
should you inadvertently gain exposure to the illness. Be sure to
clean countertops, doornobs and anywhere lots of hands touch.

Below are some good disinfectants to consider:

  • Bleach. Chlorine has the power to kill just about any virus
    or bacteria if used liberally. The problem with Chlorine
    bleach is that it has about a six month shelf life.

  • Clorox Bleach Germicidal Wipes. Bleach is an effective
    disinfecting agent. Use Clorox healthcare bleach germicidal
    wipes almost anywhere to clean and disinfect hard,
    nonporous surfaces. Pictured right, it kills 14 different kinds
    of viruses. It's EPA-registered to kill C, difficile spores in 3
    minutes!

  • Steramine Tablets for food surfaces. Steramine, pictured
    right, is an economical household sanitizer for preppers
    that's great for emergencies or everyday use. One tablet
    effectively kills microorganisms and infectious bacteria found
    on non-porous surfaces to help keep you and your family
    from falling ill. This powerful tablet mixed in water cleans
    surfaces as it kills HIV-AIDS Virus, E-coli, Staph Infection (S.
    Aureus), Listeria Monocytogenes and more.

#6: Keep hydrated, stockpile electrolytes and water.
Another thing you can do to help your body avoid the Coronavirus
is to keep hydrated. Drink plenty of fluids, such as alkaline
waters before you get ill and electrolyte drinks if you become ill.
Water is life which is why you'll want to store plenty of it.

  • Stockpile water. Stockpiling water is among the primary
    activities of any prepper. We stock pile water because you
    can not live more than three days without it. Expect
    disruptions in power and water! As people stop showing up
    for work, the mechanics behind the grid will weaken and may
    eventually fail. You may as well expect the unexpected! At
    the bottom of the page is After Armageddon, a movie about
    the impact and aftermath of a pandemic. Watch it and you
    will find how quickly the taps may become dry when the
    municipal water fails following a long term pandemic.

  • Stock up on Electrolytes. Ensure your overall prepper supply
    list includes plenty of emergency drinks on hand, including
    the ingredients and recipe on how to make your own
    electrolytes in the event you run out of emergency drinks.

#7: Keep your immune system in top shape.
Coronavirus starts like the common cold with a runny nose, then
cough, fever and breathing difficulties. Symptoms may include
body aches, sore throat, diarrhea and vomiting.People who are
most susceptible to the virus include the elderly, the very young
and people with compromised immune systems including people
with diabetes.

Recovery of Coronavirus depends on the strength of your immune
system, which is why preppers must keep their immune system in
top shape. Your body has an amazing ability to heal itself.
Boosting your immune system  is a way that you can be prepared
for contamination. Below are some ideas:

  • Be alert about pneumonia. You may well survive the
    coronavirus and then succumb to pneumonia At risk groups
    include people more than 65, people with diabetes, people
    with asthma and other chronic illnesses.

  • Take Probiotics. Improve your family's intestinal flora now
    and especially during an outbreak with probiotics.  Have
    plenty of probiotics on hand and increase your intake of
    probiotics in supplements and in the foods you eat, like
    Acidophilus in kefir and yogurts. Eat well, including a healthy
    diet of fresh fruits and vegetables.

  • Reduce your dependency on antibiotics. Antibiotics are
    over used in the United States and this compounds the
    problem of adaptive micro-organisms. Talk to your physician
    about going without antibiotics.

  • Stash electrolyte powders. Tuck into your day bag some
    electrolyte powders for your journey. In addition to preparing
    for a pandemic, these little packet powders will come in
    handy in case of heat stroke or a diarrheal episode and it
    will make the water taste better, too.

  • Get a survival prescription. Ask your doctor to prescribe
    Tamiflu or Relenza as either medication may effectively
    treat avian flu. Alternatively, consider Boiron
    Oscillococcinum for Flu-like Symptoms. This homeopathic
    product helps relieve body aches, headache, fever, chills and
    fatigue.

#8: Avoid airports, hospitals.
Exposure to people who have been to Wuhan, China are most at
risk. At the most basic level of avoiding the Coronavirus is to
avoid airports, hospitals and other public places where such
infected travelers have been. The Coronavirus is a pandemic
which could escalate extremely quickly because of travel.

Chest pain, difficulty breathing and contact with someone who
recently travelled to China are the telltale signs.

Coronavirus, which causes acute pneumonia and organ failure, is
a pandemic that could escalate extremely quickly because of
travel. Specifically the acute respiratory illness is in America
because others have traveled to China and brought the virus here.

How to avoid getting coronavirus from public places:

  • Don't touch stuff others touch. Avoid as much as possible
    contact with pencils and pens, elevator buttons, doorknobs,
    coins, handrails and places where many other hands have
    touched, particularly during the flu season.

  • Minimize spreading sickness with sneezes and coughs.
    Cover your mouth when you sneeze to avoid spreading
    droplets to your family. Turn your body away from someone
    coughing or sneezing.

  • Avoid touching your face (eyes, nose and mouth). It's
    nearly impossible  to avoid touching your face. Give it a try!
    For one hour, try not to touch your face. Humans tend to
    touch their face six more times every few minutes. You'll
    quickly realize this fact when you give it go.

#9: Take a look in the medicine cabinet.
Ensure your prepper's medicine cabinet is well stocked! You'll
need to ensure you have
pain relievers, fever relievers, cough
suppressants,
anti-diarrheal medications. When a pandemic hits,
these supplies will be the first to go.

#10: Stock up on quarantine supplies.
Preppers should learn to set up a quarantine room and get some
basic supplies together.

  • Bio-hazzard bags. How is a bio-hazzard bag different from
    an ordinary trash bag? You won't want to skimp! A bio-
    hazzard bag provides a high density isolation liner to
    provide maximum film strength for tough applications. They
    also feature star seal bottoms which allow equal weight
    distribution and leak resistance. Additionally, bags are red
    to indicate use for infectious waste or hazardous waste to
    warn others.

  • Duct tape and drop cloths. Duct tape is a favorite of supply
    items for the prepper as it has both a value in outdoor
    survival for improvising and it can help around the
    homestead. Duct tape is a survival tool. During a pandemic,
    preppers must consider quarantine as part of their pandemic
    response plan. Use duct tape to seal off windows and
    doorways. Here's how to set up a quarantined safe room.

  • Nitrile gloves. Nitrile exam gloves are standard practice in
    the medical industry: even for CPR trained individuals who
    are instructed to put on the gloves before helping an
    individual who has fallen. Keep the gloves inside zip lock
    bag to keep the gloves clean of bacteria and dirt. The care
    in wearing gloves is that you realize anything you touch with
    the gloves will then be contaminated as your hands would
    have been.

  • Thermometers. Have disposable thermometers handy for
    pandemics and no-touch thermometers, both of which can
    help prevent spread of the disease.

  • Tyvec suit. Pandemic preparedness includes getting a Tyvec
    suit (also known as a chemical suit). Buy one for every
    member of the family and then some for unexpected guests
    or for new exposures. Pictured right, a tyvec suit provides
    inherent barrier protection against dry particulate hazards,
    for such things as asbestos and lead abatement. It's better
    to have more Tyvec suits on hand than you think you'll need.
    Certainly you won't want to discover a ripped suit at a
    critical time. In the case of an Ebola outbreak, you'll want to
    treat yourself like the bubble boy and seal all points of
    contact to create a barrier. See all the chemical suits
    available.

  • Vomit bags (emesis bags). Coronavirus is a respiratory
    illness, but there are some early reports of non-respiratory
    symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Many
    people recover within a few days. Single-use emesis bags,
    pictured right in blue, by Medline will help with sickness
    cleanup for other types of pandemics. Used by Kaiser
    Hospitals, this product is ideal also for cancer patients.

#11: Keep your Gas Tanks Full.
Did you know that in a pandemic situation grocery stores could
close? Don't be left without food. It's never too late to prepare
for a pandemic.

A pandemic can quickly services shut down services as people
huddle at home or at the hospitals to deal with the immediate
problems. The domino effect will be in effect. People will swell
into hospitals and care facilities. Hospital staff will bring home
the pandemic whether it's the medical staff, the food staff, the
janitorial or administrative staff. Many will choose to stay at
home rather than to risk their lives. Gas stations could shut down
as employees no longer return to work.

The store shelves will be empty as trucks will not have enough
gas to deliver groceries. Employees will not be available to load
or unload trucks even if there were enough gas. Soon water and
electricity will halt as the grid shuts down to lack of manpower.
National Geographic did a good job of illustrating how a
pandemic could shut down society.

#12: Stock up on food.
If you're new to prepping you may not have fully considered how
quickly the food supplies can run out on a pandemic. Food
shortages may not seem to relate until you consider that a
massive scale pandemic would limit truck drivers from delivering
food and grocery store clerks from stocking the sales shelves
because of massive illness. Farmers wouldn't be able to get their
produce and packaged food manufacturers wouldn't have people
to operate their production. We are all connected and heavily rely
on everyone in our food chain.

Do you have a two week supply of food? One easy way is to feel
more prepared is to
stock up on buckets of freeze dried foods. If
you enjoy camping or backpacking then you could also consider
Mountain House #10 cans and Mountain House pouches.

Another good choice for the preppers pantry is
food bars, such as
Millennium food bars pictured right. Food bars are also
convenient to store as they can replace a meal and sustain you
with energy. Millennium food bars have a five year shelf life.

Be sure you have food for the dietary needs of your family!

Below you will find some books and movies on pandemics and
survival that will have you thinking about the many ways a
pandemic could affect you.
Coronavirus
How to protect yourself from the deadly Coronavirus

Protect yourself from the Coronavirus!
Coronavirus is a set of respiratory diseases that attack the nose,
throat and lungs. There are seven Coronaviruses having a lethal
impact on humans with the recent addition of
2019-nCoV — the
outbreak originating in Wuhan, China. Although not an official
pandemic, Coronavirus, and the associated pneumonia, is causing
widespread concern and global panic because of the unknown.

Troubling is that Coronavirus may be asymptomatic in the early
stages and the incubation period could be up to two weeks,
according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Coronavirus
spreads quickly from person to person, and antibiotics are of no
use to remedy the illness. There is no known cures or vaccines.
Therapy includes only support for the lungs and giving the patient
fluids.

As scary as it is, there are things you can do to prepare for and
survive the deadly Coronavirus outbreak, which has not yet been
designated a pandemic. Below is our guide for surviving
Coronavirus...

How to Prepare for the Coronavirus
What does a family need to do to survive an outbreak of
Coronavirus? You can prevent being exposed to Coronavirus so
that you don't bring home this illness to your family and you can
prepare for what happens if you get the illness.

If you have anyone in your household who has cardiopulmonary
disease, diabetes or a weakened immune system, you'll want to
take extra precautions with our list below. The very young and old
are vulnerable which means also that caregivers of infants and
older adults are also highly susceptible to the infection.

The good news is that anyone concerned about the Coronavirus
can start prepping today. Get some facts, order a few supplies
and feel more confident that you can keep your family safe with
the ideas below. Prepare for the worst but always hope for the
best.

Get started preparing for Coronavirus with this quick list...

#1: Get a pandemic mask and eye protection.
One of the most basic things you can do to prepare for an
outbreak like Coronavirus, which may escalate to a pandemic, is
to stock up on
antiviral masks. When not in short supply they are
very inexpensive and extremely effective for the cold and flu. Stay
healthy so that when the coronavirus hits America in full force
you're ready. A sideline benefit of wearing a pandemic mask is
that you'll have a constant reminder not to touch your nose and
mouth. Supplies of personal protective devices are much easier to
find when you don't need them.

You may think that an antiviral mask is a good start to avoiding
the deadly Coronavirus and you'd be right, but sales of anti-viral
facemasks are currently through the roof and in short supply.
Order antiviral facemasks now in anticipation of a wider problem.

  • Anti-viral facemasks. Curad anti-viral facemasks, right, were
    available for as little as $4.25 for a box of ten not long ago.
    The price rises with availability during flu season. Recently,
    the price skyrocketed to $120! An anti-viral mask, like the
    one right by Curad, kills 99.99% of tested flu viruses. It
    rapidly absorbs potentially infectious droplets away from the
    surface to protect the wearer. It's the first line of defense
    both for the wearer and the person who is ill, but there are
    other options better for Coronavirus.

  • NOTE: The caveat with any mask is that you wear it properly.
    Learn more about respirators. Never re-use a facemask.

  • N95/N99/N100 facemask. The best option for Coronavirus
    is an N-95 or N-100 particulate respirator with a valve. It's
    important to look for a mask with a valve so you can breathe
    easier and you'll not remove them. These N95, N99 and N100
    respirators have an adjustable nose clip for a tight seal and
    generally promote easier breathing. The N95 filter 95% of
    airborne viruses while the N-100 filters out 100% of them if
    worn properly. These are ideal not only for pandemics but for
    dealing with the aftermath of smoke to help with air quality.
    These respirators tackle both large and small particles unlike
    the anti-viral masks.

  • NBC Gas masks. Gas masks are an iconic part of the prepper
    profile. An NBC gas mask is one that deals with Nuclear,
    Biological and Chemical threats. The biological threats an
    NBC gas mask can protect against include exposure to
    anthrax. Many preppers find NBC gas mask handy; however
    consider this: they're not disposable. There are NBC gas
    masks with a virus filter, but it's not disposable and this is
    critical for pandemics such as Ebola. The benefit a gas mask
    has over other kinds of respirators is also that they cover the
    eyes.

#2: Eye protection.
Often overlooked in prepping is eye protection. Glasses are NOT
sufficient eye protection. A case in point is at the heart of the
outbreak is Dr. Li Wenliang who succumbed to the rapidly
spreading
Coronavirus 2019-nCov infection. As you can see in the
image below, it appears he wore only glasses while treating
patients and speaking with the media. Another failure is the
available respirator he is wearing, which does not have a valve for
easier breathing.

You'll find many people will wear a pandemic mask, but fewer will
have the foresight to wear goggles that fully surround the eyes.
The Coronavirus spreads with droplets from coughs or sneezes
necessitating that you have appropriate eye protection,
particularly if you are caring for the ill.

The full spectrum of Personal Protective equipment for
Coronavirus currently includes
chemical protection hazmat suits,
nitrile gloves, disposable respirators and
goggles). It's important
to emphasize that misuse of any personal protective equipment
may result in injury, sickness, or death. Learn how to use your
equipment. The
Ebola virus has much more stringent guidelines
because it is a blood-born pathogen.
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