January 25, 2020

The Most Dangerous Type of Plague Has Reappeared

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A third case of the plague has been reported in China. I thought I’d share the story with you, not to cause a panic but to spread awareness. Being prepared means paying attention to what’s going on, and how it can potentially affect us. What happened? According to NPR, the first two cases was a married couple from Inner Mongolia went to a municipal hospital to be treated for plague. One patient is […]

Can You Rely on the Government to Take Care of You?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   I came across this interesting video and wanted to share it with you. It seems the Food Pyramid recommended by the government has some flawed advice. How this happened is so interesting and is explained in this video: What do you think about all this? Can you rely on the government to take care of you? Please comment below!     If you found value in the article, please help us keep […]

What You Need to Know About Brain-Eating Amoebas

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   Now that we are in the height of summer, water parks, lakes and rivers are popular spots to spend time with the family and cool off.  Recently, a brain-eating amoeba claimed the life of a man who visited a water park in North Carolina.  Statistically, the number of victims may be low, but that does not help the victim. It’s good to aware of this threat so everyone can take steps to […]

What to Do If You Get Bitten by a Tick

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Outdoor season is here and one of the dangers we need to watch out for is getting bitten by a tick. Ticks carry a lot of diseases and many of them, such as as Lyme disease are hard to diagnose. What if, in spite of all your precautions, you find a tick on your body?  Knowing what to do will help you to get ahead of the problem. Things you must do as […]

What would You Do if Ebola Were to Spread in Your City?

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is still very much in the news. Most news articles keep stressing that it is unlikely to reach the U.S. and downplay any threats. On the other hand, the CDC has released guidelines for hospitals should an infected person were to present himself. New projections estimate that 500,000 may be infected by the end of January. (Note: Since the article was written, the estimates have now been revised to 1.4 million)
Consider for a moment what could happen when a person who appears to have flu-like symptoms but has Ebola were to go the emergency room. […]

How to Prep for the New Deadly Superbug Candida Auris

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve hearing about this new deadly yeast infection, Candida Auris that I think more people should know about.  It is a deadly health threat that has now spread among many countries such as Spain, Venezuela, India, Pakistan, South Africa, England; and now cases are being reported in Illinois, New York and New Jersey. What is Candida Auris? Candida Auris is a type of fungus that causes a severe infection in hospitalized patients.  The […]

What to Do If You’re Worried about Ebola

We’ve been watching the news about the spread of the Ebola virus in Africa for months now. As I write this, a lot of people are concerned that the virus is making it’s way to the U.S. as two of the victims, American health workers who have contracted the disease are being brought to a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) in a recent speech, stated, “…this outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it. If the situation continues to deteriorate, the consequences can be catastrophic in terms of lost lives but also severe socioeconomic disruption and a high risk of spread to other countries.” […]

Cold and Flu Season is Here – Are You Prepared?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Winter has officially started and so has the cold and flu season.  It usually peaks around January and February.   Are you ready? Prevention Ideally, we can all avoid catching the cold or flu.  A few precautions may help: Wash your hands frequently. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth or face. Avoid inhaling airborne germs with an N-95 mask or a BioScarf Get adequate rest and exercise Eat a nutritious diet Disinfect surfaces often […]

A Scarf that Can Protect from Catching Colds and Flu: the BioScarf

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Now that flu and cold season is here, I try to protect myself by frequent hand washing, not touching my eyes and face and other precautions.  But have you ever been stuck next to someone who is coughing and sneezing?  You silently turn the other way and hope you somehow avoid breathing their germs.  You could wear a face mask but you may feel uncomfortable wearing one.  Wearing a regular N95 mask really […]

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