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NEW YORK – The first case of Ebola may have arrived in New York City. Officials said a doctor who recently returned from West Africa was positive in preliminary tests for the Ebola virus Thursday night, Associated Press reported. He was identified by the New York Times as Craig Spencer, 33, an emergency physician at . . .
What makes Americans afraid is the topic of the first comprehensive nationwide study by Chapman University. According to the Chapman poll, the number one fear in America today is not Muslim terrorists or Russian imperialism or Ebola, it’s…walking alone at night. The top five most feared natural disasters by Americans are: Tornado/hurricane Earthquakes Floods Pandemic . . .
These days, if you have a bunch of Tucson preppers in a room with a doctor teaching them about survival medicine, you’d think one word would definitely come up: Ebola. But for members of the Southern Arizona Preppers Meet-Up group, the newly arrived hemorrhagic fever is just the latest nightmare scenario they’ve entertained. Earthquakes, financial . . .
NBC King5 Remember when Americans started stocking up on duct tape and plastic sheeting after 9/11 and the anthrax scare? Now, some people are snapping up protective gear, with the arrival of the Ebola virus in the United States. At the “Land Air and Sea” military surplus store, and others like it across the country, . . .
Questions “I’m into prepping,but I cannot justify the “long term storage’ food prices.A #10 can for 25 bucks? I’d rather buy smaller cans,then rotate them out every 2 years or so.My biggest concern,other than the $$,has anyone really tested these after 25 yrs? I know,they are nitrogen packed,freeze dried,whatever so they say.They also have a . . .
“Panicking is the worst thing to do,” said Daisy Luther, who runs the Web site the Organic Prepper, in an interview with The Washington Post. ” … A lot of people are really getting pretty worked up about this. Being prepared means you don’t need to get really panicked.” Tess Pennington of the prepper Web . . .
After the first person died on American soil from the deadly Ebola virus, a Chicago-area business soon sold out of its $150 infection protection kit. “Sales are extremely responsive to headlines. When the Dallas headlines started to hit, we sold out,” said David Scott, president of Northbrook-based LifeSecure, referring to Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian . . .