Sales of gas masks, bio-hazard suits and foil blankets soar as ‘survivalists’ prepare for Ebola epidemic – and warn others to store water

Will someone please put together an e-book on “how to make your first tin foil hat”? Really, I’m only half kidding… 🙂

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By JENNIFER SMITH FOR MAILONLINE

Stocking up on drinking water and avoiding all human contact are among steps that will have to be taken to avoid an Ebola epidemic, survivalists have warned.
To avoid contracting the deadly virus people will have to barricade themselves in their homes if the infection spreads, they say.
Their advice comes as sales of protective clothing and home infection control kits rise with an increasing number of people fearing the worst.

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Around 4,000 people have died after contracting Ebola which broke out in western Africa in March.
While the threat of an epidemic in the UK remains low, experts have warned those who have a good chance of surviving an outbreak must prepare now before it is too late.
One survivalist, known only as Steve, said among the ways to stay safe in the worst possible scenario is to avoid all human contact.
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2 Responses to Sales of gas masks, bio-hazard suits and foil blankets soar as ‘survivalists’ prepare for Ebola epidemic – and warn others to store water

  1. Lee says:

    My pleasure! Here goes:

    Materials:

    for large hat: 11 x 14 piece of foil

    for small hat: 8 1/2 x 11 piece of foil

    for child sized hat: 7 x 8 1/2 of tin foil

    OPTIONAL: scotch tape

    Instructions:

    Fold the foil in half

    Fold down each side to make triangles

    Fold one bottom flaps up.

    Flip the hat over and fold the other bottom flap up.

    add a bit of scotch tape if you like…

    Chuck, you’ll need an X-large… 🙂

    • chuck says:

      Yeah, someone told me a long time ago that a head like mine belongs on a coconut tree, or an extra large Gorilla… 🙂 Anyway, lots of foil needed here to cover me!

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