The Superbugs Are Here! Well, we’ve had our recent bouts with Ebola, the Measles, and now this new “Superbug” which has apparently caused 2 deaths in the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. The LA Times has indicated that up to 180 patients have been infected. The hospital has had to undergo an extensive decontamination […]
Part 1 in this report from the World Economic Forum and Oxford Martin School on Global Risks 2015 (download link) provides useful charts / info graphics and summaries on the following: The evolution of the risks of highest impact/likelihood The rising threat from non-state actors Asset bubbles – a new old risk? Recent advances in the […]
Ohio’s Water Crisis – is Your City Next? There’s no doubt that you have heard about this alarming recent development – that of the toxins found in the water supply of Toledo, Ohio, and the subsequent suggestion by City officials for residents to not drink or use tap water, even if boiled. Added to that […]
I’m sure you have heard the news – about the resent Ebola Outbreak – and, that two of the infected individuals (American physician Ken Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were both in Liberia) have been flown back to the USA for treatment at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. In fact, The Centers for Disease Control and […]
Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer has issued an unusual warning for investors, calling the threat of a widespread blackout from an EMP electromagnetic surge (EMP Threat Real) the “most significant danger” in the world. In his update to investors Paul Singer has recently warned. “(A natural EMP event) today would cause a massive disruption to the […]
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We have looked at numerous types of threats here on Survival Gearhead – namely under the category of what insurance companies call “acts of God” – such as earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, fire, and we’ve also looked at emergencies due to political unrest. But there’s another category of emergency that in the international news almost daily […]
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The virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) has been found in camel milk. Scientists don’t know whether infected milk can sicken people, but experts say the results are reason enough to warn against drinking raw camel milk, a widespread tradition in the Middle East. The Qatari government has already issued new guidelines recommending that milk […]
What is a Solar Storm? How can it effect our lives? To put it into terms which all of us can understand, a CME (Coronal mass ejection) is an explosion on the Sun which releases huge quantities of matter and electromagnetic radiation into space, and can travel into the Earth’s magnetic field – and can […]
Hot on the heels of the recent and deadly Ebola epidemic has arisen a new dangerous Measles Outbreak. The big questions are, how did this happen? And what can we do to protect our households? Since 2000, an aggressive and encompassing vaccination program in the US has thankfully kept measles from building any momentum – […]
Experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year’s end. Source: abcnews.go.com Scientists don’t think that there will be a huge outbreak by the end of the year, but some models are predicting from 2 to as many as 130 cases in the […]
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