Virus & Pandemic

  1. Today is World Malaria Day.
    Categories: Virus & Pandemic

    Today is World Malaria Day.

    Malaria is still a Worldwide issue...  Learn more: World Malaria Day Malaria – The Scourge of Africa, but found in the US, too! Consumer Reports Recommends Natrapel Read the NIH statement on World Malaria Day — April 25, 2017
  2. Travel Bug
    Categories: Virus & Pandemic

    Travel Bug

    Most of us love to travel - exploring new places, learning about other people, cultures, architecture, art,, and more. The last thing anyone wants is to become ill or injured while away from home. Planning a spring break trip? Protect Yourself While Traveling We have shared articles and information about Traveling and how to Plan and be Safe, Travel Safety Tips, Being Prepared for Emergencies...
  3. Can insect repellents be used by pregnant or nursing women?
    Categories: Healthy Living Tips, Info News, Outdoor Safety & Virus & Pandemic

    Can insect repellents be used by pregnant or nursing women?

    The CDC says that most repellents can be used on children aged >2 months. Protect infants aged <2 months from mosquitoes by using an infant carrier draped with mosquito netting with an elastic edge for a tight fit. Products containing OLE specify that they should not be used on children aged <3 years. Other than the safety tips listed above, EPA does not recommend...
  4. Why should I use insect repellent?
    Categories: Virus & Pandemic

    Why should I use insect repellent?

    Insect repellents can help reduce exposure to mosquitoes that may transmit disease such as Zika Virus, West Nile virus and EEE (Eastern Equine Encephalitis). These diseases can cause serious illness and even death. Using insect repellent allows you to continue to play and work outdoors with a reduced risk of mosquito bites. Learn more: read DEET?. &  The CDC says to use...
  5. Zika Update
    Categories: Virus & Pandemic

    Zika Update

    While the initial "panic" over Zika has abated, the issue has in fact worsened. Many US States and Territories have taken measures to prevent and protect from the virus. As of Today, there are still no locally contracted cases know in the US and Dc, but many in US Territories - other cases are lab- or travel-related. Now, the National...
  6. 5 Things You Really Need to Know About Zika
    Categories: Bloodborne Pathogens / BBP & Virus & Pandemic

    5 Things You Really Need to Know About Zika

    Outbreaks of Zika have been reported in tropical Africa, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, and most recently in the Americas. Because the mosquitoes that spread Zika virus are found throughout the world, it is likely that outbreaks will continue to spread. According to the CDC; here are 5 things that you really need to know about the Zika virus. Zika...
  7. DEET?
    Categories: Virus & Pandemic


    With the current Zika Scare we are getting a lot of questions about Mosquitoes... What is best? What about Deet? What is Permethrin? Simple answer is that DEET is the most effective mosquito and insect repellent, and while many think it is dangerous because is it petroleum based, it is one of the most aggressively tested products by the EPA...
  8. Zika
    Categories: Virus & Pandemic


    So - what's the deal with Zika Virus? No vaccine exists to prevent Zika virus disease (Zika). Prevent Zika by avoiding mosquito bites (see below). Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus bite mostly during the daytime. Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus also spread dengue and chikungunya viruses. Insect Repellent & Sting Relief Products Our Huge selection Bugs the competitors - First...
  9. Preparedness for all Calamities - Stay Strong and Survive!
    Categories: Info News, Safety Videos & Information, Virus & Pandemic & Disaster & Survival Preparedness

    Preparedness for all Calamities - Stay Strong and Survive!

    Earthquakes in California - Well that was the idea, but seismic activity is up Globally in areas that never worried about Earthquakes before. Tornadoes & Hurricanes have been ravaging areas that previously weren't concerned with weather disasters. Wherever you are, you should be prepared to survive for at least 72 hours without outside services, better, have supplies and a plan to sustain your workplace or household...
  10. Categories: Bacteria, Flu, Healthy Living Tips, Things that make you go Hmmm..., Virus & Pandemic & Children's First Aid

    Global Handwashing Day

    Yes, there really is a Global Handwashing Day! It is next Thursday, October 15. Why? Handwashing can reduce the number of people who get diarrhea by about 30%. Handwashing helps slow the spread of germs, bacteria, and viruses - Handwashing it critical to stopping pandemics and flu outbreaks. Washing your hands should involve these 5 scientifically proven steps: 1) Wet your...

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