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Viral Pandemic Preparedness
I'm in contact with a field officer from Emergency Management Ontario (http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/home.html) in which I'm working with his schedule in order to have him show up to the event. He'll be able to explain exactly how the government will react to a viral pandemic including what likely steps they'll take and what you'll need know to be prepared. I'm also in contact with a nurse that is also a part of a infection control committee with a major hospital within Ontario. This nurse has been a part of "mock pandemic" scenarios and will be able to tell you first-hand how hospitals will react to viral pandemic's. When these two guests have been confirmed I'll announce this meet-up with the appropriate date and time. We don’t have to look too far back in time to see that this is very scary stuff. In 1918 the Spanish Flu spread across the world and killed more people then WW1. It’s estimated that one third of the population became infected. The irony about this plausible world-end view is that we’ve seen it happen so recently in time yet most of us are not prepared for it. How plausible you ask? Check out this video between the following times: (5:45 to 7:30) http://www.cbc.ca/marketplace/2011/superbugsinthesupermarket/ “…we go back to what it’s like pre-1930 when the largest cause of death were infectious diseases caused mostly by bacteria.” Head of Infectious Disease Researcher at (McMaster University) The researcher in the above clip is talking about superbugs within grocery stores. As a prepper I have a presupposition that anything is possible and that’s why we prepare for everything and anything. But when it comes to a viral outbreak I personally think the odds are greater or more likely then other catastrophic events. I will be doing a presentation on the history of viral infections, it’s impact on society, social reactions and more. I’ll be answering questions like the following: What will the government do if there’s an outbreak? How would the hospitals react to a surplus of people? What are the most effective ways to protect myself against infection? We’ll be discussing Canada’s procedure for responding to a pandemic and the roles of entities like the military, police, hospitals and world health organization in the event of a pandemic. This meet-up has nothing to do with being intimidated about viral pandemics. It's all about understanding and being prepared. And through our understanding and preparedness we will all know exactly what to do. But you don't take my word for it.....we’re going to get a medical professional out to this meet-up so that we can have a clear understanding on all of the following areas of viruses: Means of Transmission Symptoms and signs Preventative Measures Quarantine and Isolation Rooms Pandemic Supplies By the end of this meet-up you won’t be a doctor but you’ll have an excellent understanding of what you'll need to do in the event of a viral pandemic.

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