Category Archives: disease
Thoughts on Event Level Preparedness Planning
To prepare, people should start simple and address the most common or obvious disaster that might occur in their area. Is it snowstorms, floods, hurricane, wildfire? You need to decide how to minimize impact of the disaster, then how to … Continue reading
West Nile and other mosquito vector borne diseases.
Recently Texas has been in the news due to an outbreak of West Nile virus in the Dallas area. Probably one of the most underutilized (perhaps under appreciated) government scientific agencies for biological work is the USGS. For mosquito borne … Continue reading
Vector borne diseases..prevention.
Something many preppers fail to think about…vector borne diseases. The Southeast US seems to be a haven for the little nasty biting bugs, but all across the US, insect vector borne diseases occur. What the heck are vector borne diseases?!These … Continue reading