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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Death toll from Ebola outbreak in West Africa rises to 1350

Prophecy Sign:  Diseases and plagues

Ebola is no way under control with hundreds dead, and thousands under quarantine.  Government troops have been called in to lock down certain areas of the affected nations, while riots break out and people are left to die alone on the streets for fear of the disease.  Can it get worse?  Most certainly as bible prophecy warns of just that during the dark days of the coming Tribulation period.

I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth. Revelation 6:8 NIV

Death toll from Ebola outbreak in West Africa rises to 1350
The death toll from the Ebola oubreak in West Africa has risen to 1,350, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, with 106 new deaths reported between August 17-18 in three countries. The U.N. health agency said that 221 new suspected, probable and confirmed cases of the deadly fever were reported across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone over the two-day period.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/20/health-ebola-who-idUSL5N0QQ4AX20140820

Soldiers spill blood in Liberian Ebola slum as riot breaks out over the quarantine of 50,000 residents
Liberian soldiers opened fire on residents of a slum in their country's capital city today after it was locked down in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola virus. People ran screaming as soldiers from the country's Ebola Task Force brutally enforced a quarantine of Monrovia's West Point district ordered by the country's president last night. As the violence erupted in Liberia, hundreds of miles away a team of experts was meanwhile dispatched to a remote part of of Congo where 10 people died after suffering Ebola like symptoms. It was not immediately clear if the victims had died of Ebola, but a witness said they had all suffered fever, diarrhoea and bleeding from the ears and nostrils - all symptoms of the deadly virus. Fears of the spread of Ebola is consuming West Africa. The latest outbreak - the worst ever - is believed to have started in Guinea but, so far, Liberia has been worst hit. 

Liberia's Ebola clampdown turns violent as Asia fears new cases

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