Blog Posts - Pandemic Influenza

IEMA: First-Ever America’s PrepareAthon! To Be Held On April 30

There’s no better time than right now to prepare for those nasty spring-early summer storms we get on a regular basis here in the Chicago area and elsewhere in the state, in addition to other severe weather events that might descend upon us in...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 23, 2014

H1N1 ‘Swine’ Flu ‘Rapidly Spreading’ Throughout Chicago Area, South-Central U.S.

This weekend, I heard the H1N1 “swine” flu is back. In a big way. For those of you who aren’t familiar with H1N1, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website H1N1 is a flu virus. When it was first detected in 2009, it...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 29, 2013

Pandemic Tops Global Insurance Executive Rankings Of ‘Extreme’ Risks To Their Industry

Here’s an interesting piece I stumbled upon this morning while searching for some pandemic-related material out in cyberspace. Caitlin Bronson reported on the website of Insurance Business (America) this morning: A global pandemic, a widespread...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 4, 2013

Resource Of The Week: HealthMap

“The world needs to be prepared for ‘unpredictable pandemics’ from viruses making the leap from animals to people, scientists in Taiwan say. Their warning follows the first reported case of a common bird flu, H6N1, being detected in...
by Survival And Prosperity on Nov 16, 2013

Updated Pandemic Flu Model: Around 95 Million Americans Ill, 2.4 Million Dead

“Autumn is the hush before winter.” -French proverb In case you weren’t aware, autumn began today, September 22, at 4:44 ET. Fall is my favorite season of the year, when I try to get outdoors as much as I can. The next month or so will also be...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 22, 2013

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