I have sat down at my computer and written an article addressing Coronavirus at least three times in as many weeks and yet nothing has been posted publicly. Why? It is my opinion that there is too much that is unknown. How is it spread? What is the contagion period? How many have been affected? How long does it stay dormant in an unaffected individual that is a carrier? What does the scientific community really know? And perhaps most significant, is it a biological mutant or manmade?
We can speculate and make some educated guesses but let’s be real. COVID-19 (the official name for this strain of novel coronavirus) is still a mystery. Just when the experts think that contagion is spread by person to person contact via droplets emitted from the mouth or nose, a case emerges where there has been no contact with an individual from an affected area. The bottom line is we don’t know for sure and I, for one, do not care to speculate.
That leaves me with something I can do which is to share what I have done to prepare for this virus and a pandemic in general.
Before I start, I must fully disclose that I have been pandemic ready for years. I have extensive sick room supplies, including protective clothing and hazardous waste disposal supplies. I have stockpiles of food, water, medicine, and a myriad of other items that will be useful in the unlikely but possible need for a self-imposed quarantine. That being said, I am getting a ton of questions from preppers and non-preppers alike asking for guidance.
All I can do is share what I have done and am doing and leave it up to you to come to your own decision as to what you should or should not do.