April 7, 2018

How to Kill Germs during Flu Season

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com The flu season is in full swing and so many people are sick with the flu or anxious about catching the flu. What can you do to avoid catching the flu from surfaces? Wash your hands frequently. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. When using a public restroom, use a tissue or paper towel after washing your hands to turn off the tap, and open doors. How do you kill flu viruses on […]

How to Avoid Germs on a Plane

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com The cold and flu season is already in full swing, and everyone around me seems to be sick.  With so many states hard hit by the flu, air travel may contribute to the spread of germs.  Many people are already fearful of flying, and the added threat of picking up germs does not help. Because of close quarters on a plane, it is easy to pick up germs while flying.  I am not […]

The Bird Flu is Back

I’ve been hearing news about the bird flu having a resurgence in Asia.  (See U.N. Warns of Bird Flu Resurgence, New Asian Strain ) As you will recall, the bird flu was big news when it peaked in 2006.  Since then many countries have eliminated the strain, and have become virus free.  However, there is now a mutant strain, H5N1 that is not covered by existing vaccines.  They’ve had 800 reported cases so far, in China and Vietnam.  It is […]