Prophecy Sign: Pestilence, Plagues and Disease
There is ongoing discussion that centers around the future 'Mark of the Beast", with regards to just how do you get billions of people to accept it so willingly. One suggestion is that a global pandemic, (as described in the article below), would do the trick. Promise people a cure for the disease, (maybe with a little genetic alteration), and watch them line up like cattle.
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
Is A Disease That Will Kill Tens Of Millions Coming?
As public health officials struggle to contain the Zika virus, science writer Sonia Shah tells Fresh Air's Dave Davies that epidemiologists are bracing themselves for what has been called the next "Big One" — a disease that could kill tens of millions of people in the coming years. Citing a 2006 survey, Shah says, "the majority of ... pandemic experts of all kinds, felt that a pandemic that would sicken a billion people, kill 165 million people and cost the global economy about $3 trillion would occur sometime in the next two generations."