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In Case Of Emergency Outbreak
It is no understatement to say that the world faces a great challenge in the recent outbreak of COVID-19. First reported in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019, the coronavirus has shut down cities in Iran, Italy, and South Korea and is currently spreading in the United States and throughout Canada. The virus has made an impact on our world from international travel to the global markets. Businesses and industries are experiencing declining attendance, customers, and revenue.
By now, you must have all stocked on food and supplies, hand sanitizers, liquid soaps and chlorine-based wipes and disinfectants (very important!).
– Don’t make the mistake of thinking that it’s just like the flu. It’s not. We have one of the best healthcare system in the world, miles ahead of Italy, and it’s already being overwhelmed in some areas. It’s not the flu, it’s a disaster, an invisible hurricane or earthquake that will sweep across the country in a matter of weeks.
The coronavirus has been officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, with leading experts noting “this is just the beginning”. The fact is, the virus is already rapidly spreading all over the world, with more actual cases than we are even able to test for.
At this point, there are no antiviral medications that can combat the virus. There isn’t a vaccine we can use to prevent it. So, what can we do? Who is most likely to catch it.
If you’re over 50
If you have diabetes
If you have a heart condition
If you are overweight
If you have a compromised immune system
If you are a smoker
In the final weeks of 2019, a novel coronavirus outbreak occurred in the city of Wuhan, in central China. As the world welcomed a new decade, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) opted to suppress information about the emerging crisis until it could no longer remain hidden.
Nearly two months after mainland Chinese authorities acknowledged the outbreak and the existence of the contagious virus, the crisis has spread round the globe, assuming epidemic proportions in multiple regions. The number of infected beyond China’s borders is now in the tens of thousands, with more than 1,000 having succumbed to the virus. The stock market has plunged as experts warn of a possible economic recession.
A variety of factors have facilitated the rapid spread of the coronavirus, officially termed SARS-CoV-2, and the disease that it causes, COVID-19. Globalization has brought the peoples of the world into closer contact, increasing the risks of a worldwide pandemic.
Yet the heaviest-hit regions outside China all share a common thread: close or lucrative relations with the communist regime in Beijing.
This is no ordinary flu and is much more aggressive.
If your immune system can’t fight off the infection, it quickly turns to pneumonia and is often fatal.
Even worse, if things really take off like they are predicting, you won’t even be able to get proper treatment because the hospitals will be flooded…
Who Is At Highest Risk?
Older adults (Over 60) and those who have existing medical conditions that show that their immune system is impaired are at a higher risk. Here we’re talking lung disease, heart disease and diabetes for example. But also other chronic inflammatory conditions.
The director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Dr. Nancy Messonnier says, the highest risk of COVID-19 is for those over age 80 who have other medical conditions.
If you or someone you know fits into a high risk category, stock up on groceries and any required medications, leave space between you and others, avoid crowds and travel, clean your hands and your house often, and stay home as much as possible.
Good Health General Guidelines: Number One Defence
Following general good-health guidelines is the single best step you can take towards keeping your immune system strong and healthy. Every part of your body, including your immune system, functions better when protected from environmental assaults and is bolstered by healthy-living strategies such as:
Thoroughly washing hands
Controlling your blood pressure
Cooking meats thoroughly
Watching your diet
Drinking alcohol in moderation
Getting adequate sleep
How To Protect Yourself, Your Family And Your Community?
Even though the Corona Virus has been recognised as a pandemic, please…
#1. Don’t Panic: The Importance Of Stress Management
It is important to stay calm and focused on reality. While this situation and the word pandemic are very scary, panic only minimises our ability to think rationally. Fear makes people do crazy things, and if we want to stay one step ahead of the virus, we need all our head. One of the greatest ways to curtail panic is with knowledge and awareness.
Here are also a few numbers to put things into perspective: As of March 13, 2020, 5,405 deaths have been reported. What you don’t hear as much os that 16,000 people have died and over 280,000 people have been hospitalised from the influenza virus (the “regular flu”) this season. This data is not meant to lessen concerns about the corona virus pandemic, but to put things into perspective with regards to protecting yourself from all infections.
Above all know God is in charge. Pray for guidance everyday.
Thousands around the world are already living in fear of the virus now being called by many a pandemic. Here are steps you should take in case you become quarantine.
Such items mention here can make a big difference in your mental health and morale during a home quarantine
Should you become quarantined at home, there are certain supplies you’ll want to stock up on like dry and canned goods.
a gallon of water a day for every person in your home.
A 30-day supply of prescription medications. More if you can afford it. Or prescribe by your health physician.
Household supplies like laundry detergent and diapers if you have small children.
Here’s everything you should have in your home emergency kit in the case of a possible quarantine amid the coronavirus outbreak, or a major pandemic.
The red cross says everyone should have a 14-day supply of food for everyone in your household. If you can then 60 days would be a better number.
I have never understood the 14 days. As for your quarantine that I understand. Here is an example. You are quarantined for 14 days. OK so after then what. Stores are empty, all your local area are closed. Might there be Marschall law? All you had was 14 days. You’re in serious trouble. You should of thought about all of that before. Like buying a little extra every month. I don’t mean to be rud.
Now, this might be controversial. People are running crazy for toilette paper. So here my take on this subject. What do you use now? It should be the same as you will use during the pandemic. Add a few more rolls and you set to go. People are buying rolls by the case. If you have no food and not eating then guess what.
Now I do agree on sanitary tissue for women so buy a few extra. Or this is where the toilette paper will come into play. Leave some for others
Just telling you the facts
Focus on dry and canned goods that are easy to prepare.
Dry goods like rice, pasta, beans, and oats should be the foundation of your stockpile
Stock up on canned foods that contain liquid, such as tomatoes, beans, and tuna. The excess liquid can be used to cook dried food like rice and pasta. (Make sure you have a can opener.) Don’t neglect coffee and tea,
A list of the items you must have helping you through these 60 days or so.
Do not let yourself be played with just 14 days. Count on 60 days. This way you are caring for your family and stoping a panic within your family and loved ones you are helping.
ULTIMATE CORONAVIRUS 14-DAY SURVIVAL PACK
Now multiply this by 6 equal 84 days. You are on the safer side
|PASTA SAUCE||2 JARS||8 JARS|
|NOODLES (2 minutes)||2 PACK||6 PACK|
|VEGEMITE||HALF JAR||FULL JAR|
|NUTELLA||HALF JAR||FULL JAR|
|PEANUT BUTTER||HALF JAR||FULL JAR|
|FROZEN FISH||1 BOX||4 BOXES|
|MEAT||PORK, BEEF, MINCE||PORK, BEEF, MINCE|
|CHICKEN||5 CHICKEN BREASTS||15 CHICKEN BREASTS|
|EGGS||1 DOZEN||3 DOZEN|
|TINNED SOUP||7 TINS||14 TINS|
|TINNED VEGETABLES||5 TINS||15 TINS|
|LONG LIFE MILK||3 LTR||12 LTR|
|BREAD (FREEZE)||2 LOAVES||8 LOAVES|
|CEREAL||1 BOX||3 BOXES|
|CUP OF SOUP||3 PACKS||12 PACKS|
|SUGAR||HALF A KILO||1 KILO|