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Worst Case Coronavirus

Worst Case Coronavirus Pandemic

There has been a lot of buzz about Coronavirus and how it could become a global pandemic. What would a pandemic really mean? And why is everyone so worried about a Coronavirus pandemic?

This new strain of Coronavirus would be more resistant than other normal flu strains and we have little immunity to it. Millions could become ill and millions would die. Once it starts to spread it could move rapidly around the world infecting millions and affecting the lives of everyone. The economic toll on the world economy will be catastrophic. What is the worst-case scenario and how might it develop?

Here is how a Coronavirus pandemic might unfold:

As you read over this list, you will notice how this is already unfolding and these exact things are taking place.

Outbreaks of Coronavirus continue in several additional countries outside of China and Southeast Asia including Russia, Africa and the Middle East

Human cases of Coronavirus increase

Flu screening is stepped up at airports around the world for passengers coming from infected countries

Health care workers show signs of increased exposure

Air travel spreads virus to all corners of the globe within 3 months

First confirmed human transmission cases appear in Europe Russia, and the United States

Outbreaks continue, becoming more widespread reaching epidemic status

Regional stockpiles of antivirals quickly dwindle, new high volume production and distribution is 6 months off

International flights are reduced or eliminated to help contain spread of the flu

Billions are lost on international commerce, affecting millions of jobs around the world

US imports from Asian factories halted as Asian workers fall ill, US inventories drop

International trade devastated

US economy feels effects of loss of productivity due to millions of workers out sick

Financial markets hit by panic selling, gold prices soar

Run on banks as investors convert to cash

Hospitals see surge in Coronavirus patients overwhelming staff and supplies, only those most likely to live given access to limited available ventilators

Healthcare workers and first responders out sick or stay home to care for ill family members

Public events are canceled and schools are closed

Government offices closed, non essential services shut down

Social services reduced or eliminated. Services still functioning are overwhelmed

Public transportation halted.

Air traffic halted due to air traffic controllers, airport staff and flight crews out sick

Interstate commerce greatly reduced with truck drivers, warehouse and rail workers out sick.

Food deliveries, gas deliveries, other essential supplies all reduced or eliminated

Grocery stores close due to shipments being eliminated

Food distribution chain from farm to stores breaks down

Travel restricted, quarantines mandatory, enforced by National Guard

Widespread looting and riots over food shortages and access to healthcare

Local, State police and National Guard overwhelmed

Social structure breaks down

Domestic violence increases as people are forced to stay home

Loss of workers affects all businesses across the economy, including finance, sanitation, utilities, internet, distribution, energy, retail, tourism and travel

Utility outages increase as coal shipments are reduced and minimum required staffs at power plants and water plants are out sick

Funeral homes are overwhelmed as bodies stack up

2nd wave of pandemic Coronavirus hits

Global economy will take years to recover from catastrophic losses and loss of trained employees who died

Does the above scare you? Think it won’t happen? Well this is the exact scenario your local, state and federal governments are training and planning for. How would you survive? It has always been recommended to keep 3 days of supplies on hand to survive a natural disaster. We have seen how the federal government handles natural disasters. The above scenario isn’t for 3 days or 3 weeks. It might last up to 3 years.

How would you survive being housebound for several months? What if you couldn’t go to work or to the grocery store? What if you had love ones that were sick? You need to stay informed about a possible Coronavirus pandemic and learn how to provide for yourself and your family.