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What to know about Pandemics and Deadly Viruses

  1. 1. Infectious Diseases and Viruses Ebola
  2. 2. What are viruses? Tiny organisms, 100 times smaller than a single bacteria cell. They are an infective agent that typically consist of a nucleic acid molecule in a protein coat that is able to multiply only within the living cells of a host. Thus, by itself, the virus is not alive. It needs a host. Deadly Viruses
  3. 3. When a virus infects a host, it invades the cells and take them over in order to carry out its own life process of multiplication and growth. An infected cell produces viral particles instead of doing its normal functions. Deadly Viruses
  4. 4. Deadly Viruses
  5. 5. Have half of all human deaths in history been caused by malaria? No one quite knows. Roughly 110 billion humans have lived in the past 52,000 years. Death rates from malaria were much higher in the past, but it still kills close to one million a year. Malaria
  6. 6. Plague is caused by bacteria. Plague
  7. 7. The Black Death killed between 75 to 200 million people between the years 1346-1353. Plague
  8. 8. A pandemic is an epidemic of infectious disease that spreads across a large region; usually multiple continents. Pandemic
  9. 9. Experts believe the odds of a worse pandemic than COVID-19 within the next fifty years are very high. Estimates are that: 1 billion people would get sick. 165 million will die There will be a global recession and depression Pandemic
  10. 10. Why are the odds of a pandemic high? 1. Global population has increased dramatically. 2. People are moving to crowded, central locations: cities. 3. World-wide travel is much faster and more common. Pandemic
  11. 11. Infectious Diseases I’ve used infectious diseases as central to the plot in several of my books. I first became interested in this after reading The Hot Zone way back in 1995. The book is still well worth reading.
  12. 12. Infectious DiseasesThis topic has been central to the books below:
  13. 13. More Free Information I constantly update free, downloadable slideshows like this on my web site for preparation and survival and other topics. www.bobmayer.com/workshops Also, I conduct Area Study workshops for those interested in properly preparing for their specific circumstances.
  14. 14. The guide on the left is the complete preparation and survival guide. The one on the right is a pocket-size manual with just the survival portion. Useful in your Grab- n-Go bag, car and kitchen drawer. SURVIVAL GUIDES
  15. 15. New York Times bestselling author, is a graduate of West Point and former Green Beret. He’s had over 80 books published, including the #1 bestselling series Green Berets, Time Patrol, Area 51, and Atlantis. He’s sold over 5 million books. He was born in the Bronx and has traveled the world. He’s lived on an island off the east coast, an island off the west coast, in the Rocky Mountains, the Smoky Mountains and other places, including time in East Asia studying martial arts. He was an instructor and course developer/writer for years at the JFK Special Warfare Center and School which trains Green Berets and also runs the SERE school: Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape. www.bobmayer.com

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