The flu pandemic and you : a Canadian guide /
Vincent Lam and Colin Lee.
[Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, c2006.
344 p. ; 23 cm.
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[Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, c2006.
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Includes bibliographical references ( p. 320-331).
A Look Inside
First Chapter
Food and Emergency Supplies to Stockpile

Some food and non­perishables
•Rice, lentils, beans, other ­grains
•Canned meats, fruits, vegetables, and ­soups
•Sugar, salt, and ­pepper
•High-­energy, protein, or fruit ­bars
•Dry cereal or ­granola
•Peanut butter or ­nuts
•Dried ­fruit
•Canned ­juices
•Bottled ­water
•Specialized food for infants, elderly people, or persons with medical ­conditions

Some medical and other emergency ­supplies
•Prescribed ­medications
•Necessary medical equipment such as glucose test strips and needles for ­diabetics
•Soap and/or ­alcohol-­based hand sanitizer or ­cleanser
•“Comfort” medicines such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and ­Gravol
•Oral rehydration fluids or ­powder
•Soap and detergent for clothes and ­dishes
•Candles and ­matches
•Extra fuel for car, portable ­stove, or wood stove
•Portable radio (preferably windup)
•Manual can ­opener
•Garbage ­bags
•Tissues, toilet paper, disposable ­diapers
•Telephone that does not require an electrical ­outlet
•Surgical or procedure masks (not expensive N95 masks or respirators) and ­gloves
•First aid ­kit
•Extra warm clothing and blankets

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