biological threat

Covid-19

Covid-19

Alternative names: SARS-CoV-2, The Vids, The Rona, Miss Rona, Boomer Remover, Senior Deleter, Wuhan Wheezer, Bat Stew Flu, China Virus Type of infection: Viral Incubation period: 2 to 14 days Mortality rate: 10-13% Vector: In…




Zika Virus

Infectious Diseases – Zika Virus

How Zika spreads Zika can be transmitted through Mosquito bites From a pregnant woman to her fetus Sex Blood transfusion (very likely but not confirmed) Zika symptoms Many people infected with Zika virus won’t have…


Prepping for Pandemics

The most important point about being prepared for a pandemic is that you need to think past the disease. Staying healthy is a big concern but, believe it or not, it’s not the main thing…


Infectious Diseases – Smallpox

Alternative names: red plague   Type of infection: viral   Incubation period: 7 to 15 days   Mortality rate: up to 30% when complications arise   Vector: bodily fluid contact   History As a disease,…