Tag Archives: flu

  • Insider

    Our Recommended Pandemic Preparations

    And why putting them in place RIGHT NOW is wise
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:26 AM

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    Executive Summary

    • Why the coronavirus is much more dangerous than the standard flu
    • Why, if it accelerates, it can easily overwhelm our health & safety systems
    • A list of the most important preparations for a pandemic
    • Why you *really* want to put those in place now

    If you have not yet read ALERT: Coronavirus Pandemic Event Now A Serious Risk, available free to all readers, please click here to read it first.

    Well, this is a report I really hoped never to write.  But we all need to get our head on straight around this fast-spreading viral outbreak.

    A pandemic is #3 on my personal “oh shit” list (a prolonged grid-down event is #2, and a global world war with nukes is, by far, #1)

    Once a pandemic spreads to my neck of the woods, I’m not going to be doing anything in the company of strangers.  No shopping, no going to restaurants, and especially no traveling in closed up metal tubes with recirculated air (i.e. planes and trains).

    I won’t be alone in those behaviors.  How many airline pilots, train conductors, trash collectors, and medical personnel have to call in “sick” to disrupt the entire system?  Not that many.

    So why is this Wuhan New Coronavirus (officially “2019-ncov”) a substantially more dangerous threat than the standard flu?

    There are two reasons to be worried about this particular strain.

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    Daily Digest – June 23

    by Davos

    Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 2:56 PM

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    • Trim Tabs (Video)
    • Rockefeller Institute – State Revenue Report…
    • Shifting wealth: Is the US dollar Empire falling?
    • Obama Unveils Regulatory Revamp…
    • QUINN’S DAILY DOSE OF REALITY » Discussions (H/T ScottHW)
    • L.A. County officials offer a novel idea to save millions
    • Sunday Funnies: Schiff on there with Jon Stewart
    • 8 states see record unemployment rates in May
    • This Time its Different* (H/T Doug)

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    Daily Digest – May 23

    by Davos

    Saturday, May 23, 2009, 3:58 PM

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    • Bernanke: "What have I done?"
    • The mother of all debt clocks (Seen on The Big Picture)
    • Seen on The Big Picture Blog: Hans Rosling (Video, China)
    • Bailtout Nation Released
    • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Deficit Increases
    • FOMC Minutes for April
    • Ron Paul – "Prepare for Revolutionary Changes…" (Video, Repost in case you missed it)
    • D.O.T.: U.S.

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    Daily Digest – May 22

    by Davos

    Friday, May 22, 2009, 5:23 PM

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    • U.S. Dollar No Longer Russia Primary Reserve Currency…
    • Ron Paul – "Prepare for Revolutionary Changes…" (Video)
    • Flawed Paradigms and More (Video)
    • David Rosenberg: The Short-Covering Rally Is Finished, Here Comes The Leg Down
    • Houing Starts (Chart)
    • Home Depot on Housing Market
    • Year to Date Country Returns (Table on page)
    • Talks Dan Ariely asks, Are we in control of our own decisions?

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    Daily Digest – May 21

    by Davos

    Thursday, May 21, 2009, 3:26 PM

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    • More on tax revenues
    • The business logic of sustainability: Ray Anderson on TED.com (Video, Repost)
    • Peter Schiff The Schiff Report Video Blog May 18 2009 (H/T iDoctor, Video)
    • Brazil and China eye plan to axe dollar
    • Russia Sheds Dollars for Euros
    • Brazil Turns to China to Help Finance Oil Projects
    • He’s just not that into you
    • One-day-only “lifestyle-liquidation” auctions (Video)
    • Credit Card Changes: Make the Prudent Pay
    • Milton Friedman on Self-Interest and the Profit Motive (Video)
    • Washington Post Raises Doubts About Geithner Management Style, Status of PPIP
    • Visualizing the Stress Test (Chart, Interactive Map)
    • Housing Starts (Chart)
    • A few A(H1N1) Links Dr. Henry Niman’s Map 7,151 U.S. Cases as of this wrtitng, A(H1N1) Current Timeline, CDC Cases

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    Daily Digest – May 20

    by Davos

    Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 3:14 PM

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    • The business logic of sustainability: Ray Anderson on TED.com (Video)
    • David Miliband: China ready to join US as world power
    • 60 Minutes – AIG, We Own It..(Video)
    • Uncle Jay Explains the News…(Video Deficits)
    • Canadians going Bankrupt in record numbers
    • Normalizing Earnings During Profit Freefalls (Charts on page)
    • Delinquency Rates at Commercial Banks (Chart)
    • Report: Smaller U.S. Banks need $24 Billion in Capital
    • Blue collar U.S.

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – May 19

    by Davos

    Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 3:00 PM

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    • Debunking The Notion Of Too Big To Fail (Video)
    • Nixon Video, Ending Bretton Woods (Video From Nathan’s Economic Edge)
    • One Journey (Video)
    • How Is Chrysler Closing Dealerships? Not Nicely, And Maybe Not Well, Either
    • YoY CPI Drops Most Since 1955 (Chart)
    • Marc Faber on passing the baton to emerging economies (Video on page 2:20 point)
    • CRIMINAL: Hedge Fund Managers Bankrupt Companies, SEC allows it (Video)
    • Tanta’s Bench and Charity Update
    • Chasing The Shadow Of Money
    • Report: Smaller U.S.

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    Daily Digest – May 18

    by Davos

    Monday, May 18, 2009, 3:07 PM

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    • Economic Doom is getting Worse!
    • Congressman Alan Grayson, on a roll, (H/T Fujisan, Video)
    • Report: Some at U.S. diplomatic posts earn less than $1 a day (H/T PulV)
    • Beggar thy neighbour
    • U.S. credit card defaults rise to new highs (H/TCM)
    • Roubini on CNBC: "Yellow weeds", Ken Time Bomb – Interest Rates (Video)
    • Loaded Inbound and OUtbound Containers, LA and Long Beach Ports (Chart)
    • House Price Puzzle: Mid-to-High End
    • Empire State Manufacturing Survey: Conditions worsened modestly in May (Chart)
    • Bill Maher With Elizabeth Warren – Good Watch! (Video)
    • Germany drags eurozone faster into slump
    • Hong Kong suffers record contraction
    •  A few A(H1N1) Links Dr. Henry Niman’s Map 6,094 U.S. Cases as of this wrtitng, A(H1N1) Current Timeline, CDC Cases

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    Daily Digest – May 17

    by Davos

    Sunday, May 17, 2009, 3:37 PM

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    • US prices fall most since 1955
    • Awesome interactive map of job losses (H/T CM)
    • Not So Shovel-Ready Projects?
    • Road Work and ASPHALT
    • Construction Today, Asphalt and Oil
    • EWI Dollar Video
    • The Bailout Bubble – The Bubble To End All Bubbles…
    • Green Shoots, Google Trend, Chart
    • Zillow: High Percentage of Homeowners Waiting for a Market Turnaround
    • Foreclosures(H/T CM)
    • Shelters in NY charge homeless families, pay or get out!
    • TARP USA Interactive Map
    • NY Times Economics Reporter: "My Personal Credit Crisis"
    • Steve’s economic forum (H/T KemoSavvy)
    • "The Worst Is Yet to Come": If You’re Not Petrified, You’re Not Paying Attention (Video on page, Repost, H/T CM)
    •  A few A(H1N1) Links Dr. Henry Niman’s Map 6,031 U.S. Cases as of this wrtitng, A(H1N1) Current Timeline, CDC Cases 

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