Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Zombie Ant-pocalypse

This news story about Zombie Ants and Zombie Fungus has been making the rounds and while I am pretty sure its nothing to worry about. It shows that there are lots of strange things in this world. SO BE PREPARED.

These particular fungus species take over ant brains with mind-altering chemicals, control them like voodoo dolls and then kill them once they have done the fungus’ bidding.

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Monday, April 18, 2011

200000 would die and public order could break down in flu pandemic

As many as 200,000 people would die and public order could break down if Britain were hit by a full-scale flu pandemic, according to an official planning document. The Department of Health report says that half the population could develop symptoms of the disease, possibly “overwhelming” hospitals and doctors as well as costing the economy £28billion, but police and the army would be unable to help as their forces would also be depleted.

It says the outbreak of a new influenza pandemic is “one of the greatest threats facing the UK” as it could not be stopped from spreading and vaccines would take months to develop.

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Friday, April 15, 2011

World ill-prepared for severe influenza pandemic

A independent expert-review committee, tasked to look into the experience gained in the global response to the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in 2009, has issued its preliminary report.

They found the world is ill-prepared to respond to a severe influenza pandemic or to any similarly global, sustained, and threatening public health emergency.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Nuclear Power Plant Disaster In Japan

The recent nuclear power plant disaster in Japan is a reminder to all of us who live near a nuclear power plant that we need to be prepared. It also highlights the need for each us to take precautions to protect ourselves and our love ones. The slow and in some cases inept handling of this disaster just goes to prove that you can not rely on your government or a power company to protect you. Only you can protect yourself. Don't be a victim. Take charge.