Prepper News Watch for October 3, 2014

Prepper News Watch

Presented in no particular order, food for thought on many of the issues we face. Are you prepared?

Ebola Coverage

  1. Ebola isn’t the big one. So what is? And are we ready for it?
  2. American Cameraman for NBC News Diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia
  3. EXCLUSIVE: Thousands from Ebola Nations Allowed to Enter US Without Additional Screening
  4. Bureaucracy Puts Texas Ebola Hazmat On Hold
  5. Boss, Coworkers of US Ebola Patient: He Knew He Had Ebola, US Trip Was ‘Desperate Attempt to Survive’
  6. Ebola Outbreak: U.S. Health-Care Agencies Need to Review Infectious Control Plans
  7. Contagion Blast Radius: How Far Can Ebola Droplets Travel?
  8. DHS Chatter: Suspected Terrorists Planning to Infect Themselves With Ebola
  9. Prepared? When Ebola hits your town you will want to be antifragile.
  10. Another Possible Ebola Case Investigated In Utah
  11. During An Ebola Pandemic All Of Your Rights Would Essentially Be Meaningless
  12. Dallas: Workers Spray Ebola Patients’ Vomit Off of Sidewalk with Pressure Washer and No Protective Clothing (Photo)
  13. Americans On Ebola: “I’m Getting So Nervous”
  14. Preventive Medicine Expert: Obama ‘Underplaying’ Ebola Risk
  15. Dallas Paramedic: We Weren’t Contacted After Working in Ebola Exposed Ambulance
  16. Residents In US Ebola Region Do Not Prepare As Others Do Across Nation

Prepping and General Interest

  1. Ear Syringe
  2. Kansas Names October Zombie Preparedness Month
  3. Get Ready for Winter: Know Your Heating Needs
  4. Hydraulic Ram Pump
  5. After the Quake: The Earliest Known Color Photographs of San Francisco
  6. Week 28 of 52: Pandemic Preparedness | Ready Nutrition
  7. Are Knife Super Steels Worth It?
  8. 3 Unexpected Survival Uses For Hand Sanitizer
  9. At the Range: Krebs Custom OP-14
  10. Create an Effective, Re-Usable Bug Trap for Under $7


  1. GM Recalls Yet Another Half-Million Cars Over Increased Crash Risks
  2. Friday Miscellany News Brief
  3. WNW 160-ME War, Economy Sours, US Ebola Threat

Freedom Issues

  1. Obama Administration Bans Import of Popular Russian Firearms
  2. Court Declares District of Columbia’s Ban on Bearing Arms Unconstitutional
  3. A Sick Law Gets Cured: Doctors Can No Longer Ask Patients If They Own A Firearm


  1. “Hiring Grandparents Only”: 230K September Jobs Added In 55-69 Age Group; 10K Lost In Prime, 25-54 Group
  2. Inflation over 270 years: It is hard to feel the tornado of price erosion when you are standing in the eye of the financial storm.

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. BadUSB Malware Code Released to the World and There is no Fix
  2. ‘Mystery Illness’ Striking Kids Across the Country
  3. There are only 19 level 4 bio-containment beds in the whole of the United States…and four in the UK
  4. 14 California Towns Are About to Run out of Water

Prepper Expos

  1. Kingman Expos
  2. Prepper Fest Az
  3. PrepperShowsUSA | Prepper Shows and Survivalist Expos

If you have find a news story or prepping-related article, send it in.

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. None of the above should be considered an endorsement or an attempt to push any particular agenda by the Preparedness Podcast. They’re simply presented here as an informative source.

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