Diseases like Ebola, Corona virus, and T-virus are pretty much everywhere these days. And no one talks about how to prepare ourselves for pandemic.
What is a Pandemic?
Pandemic is a virus or disease that affects large numbers of people in different regions or globally, while endemic is a disease that effects particular people in a certain area.
How To Prepare for Pandemic?
You can buy a Pandemic kit and can make your one. It depends on you.
To prepare yourself for pandemic is to make a checklist of things which you need. Our team has created a full checklist of things you need to survive any virus or disease.
Diseases and their Vaccinations
Another important key factor for surviving pandemic is the vaccine of the disease and its availability. If the virus or Disease, vaccination is available than the level of panic and virus spread can be controlled.
In a deadly virus or disease outbreak, you have to stay in your home or any safe place maximum up to 3 months. ( minimum week),(Depends upon the severity of the virus). So you have to store food and other supplies for a long time.
Our expert team has divided the checklist into 3 parts.
Without food no one can survive anything, it is the essential thing in survival or prepping.
following is a list of non-perishable food.
Non-Perishable Food :
- Canned Meat
- Canned Beans, Fruit, Vegetables, Soups
- Proteins or Food Bars
- Dried Fruits
- Peanut butter, jelly, jams
- Comfort food includes: sugar, salt, tea bags, instant coffee, candy
- Bottled water
- Baby food
- Powder Milk
- Red beans
- Pandemic Kits
You can make your Pandemic kits or can buy readymade ones.
We divided Masks into 3 levels :
- Antiviral Mask
- N95/N100 Mask
- Gas Mask
Level 1 :
The first line of defense in the start of pandemic antiviral masks helps you to reduce the risk of spreading germs, as with the common cold, bird flu Pandemic. but ultimately you’ll need a respirator.
Level 2 :
The Second line of defense in the Pandemic is N-95 / N-100 respirator. These masks will stop small particles of sand and micro-level germs
Level 3 :
- For the last line of defend military or tactical gas masks are suitable. but gas masks are expensive and cannot wear them all the time they are little bulky too,
Nitrile Gloves and Tyvek Suit :
To protect your hand and body we recommend nitrile gloves and Tyvek suit also known as a chemical suit, keep both nitrile gloves and chemical suit in a zip tight bag, and can be used in when handling sick person or for taking the trash out, nitrile and Tyvek suits are disposable. Tyvek suit and gloves will keep your hands and body safe in pandemic.
- It’s better to have more Tyvec suits and nitrile gloves than you think you’ll need.
Soaps and Sanitizers :
Another important thing is soaps and sanitizers good quality soaps and sanitizers kill germs and wash your hands, face regularly in pandemics.
You must have Fever relievers, cough relievers and pain relive medicines and also have some antibiotics. When a pandemic hits, these supplies will be first to go. While Meds are important to stock.
Waste bags :
If you can’t buy biohazard bags than you must have waste bags, these bags will help you to put in garbage or any infectious item or wastage. but we will recommend biohazard bags because they are tough and designed for pandemic type situation.
Other Items :
- Solar power charger or power banks
- Water filters
- Toilet papers
- Handheld radio
- Medical goggles