By: Philip Masterson Survival Central Contributor
Have you ever thought of that moment when the end of the world comes and your location is filled with chaos, destruction, and fight for survival? Not that I’m forcing you to be afraid of that day, but you are one step ahead of others come doomsday if you’re prepared and if you have a preppers kit that’s right for you. Your personalized preppers kit will be your best friend and golden ticket that will help you survive the near-death and almost impossible situations that you may encounter during doomsday. Read more »
No, most microfilters sold in the camping and outdoor sport market are neither designed nor capable of removing viruses. With a rating of 0.1 – 0.2 microns, these filters do an excellent job at removing sediment, particulate, bacteria, and protozoan cysts but viruses are less than 0.1 micron in size and simply too small to be captured.
The following are examples of waterborne viruses not removed by 0.1 – 0.2 micron rated microfilters commonly found in outdoor sporting good stores and used by camping, hiking, trekking, hunting and fishing and adventure sport enthusiasts: