Wednesday, June 24, 2009


The Hollywood movies about plagues that plagued the world are now a reality. The world is on pandemic mode of the A H1N1 virus. Pandemic is such a serious word meaning the whole world is plagued with the virus and it is growing relentlessly. But why aren't people panicking like in Hollywood movies? I think you can calculate the maths right? The death rate is only 0.2% of those people who have the virus. Even the dengue fever or Malaria caused more death in the world than the A H1N1. Are we then just forget about the whole thing and go on life as usual?

I believe the WHO (World Health Organisation) is serious about the precautionary measures taken by countries from spreading this virus even more. WHO knows its maths too that this flu is not exactly dangerous as far as fatality is concerned but WHO is afraid of the mutation of the virus into something more dangerous. The mixing of some other flu bug could cause considerable damage to society at large. Therefore, it is disheartening to see the lackadaisical attitude of countries like New Zealand and Australia (especially Melbourne) to deal with the virus.

I thank God for the authorities in Malaysia in providing serious measures to contain it. I told one student from Melbourne that taking precaution can go a long way. He told me that in Melbourne, no one take two hoots about the virus!

Let us take precautionary measures to ensure we are saved and healthy. If anyone of you has fever, do not go work or school/college or even church to protect others from being quarantined lest you have A H1N1 virus.

The Bible has already predicted about this but in a greater scale....Jesus said...

(Luke 21:11) There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.

What would happen if the A H1N1 virus kills about 50% of those who have it? I will let your imagination run wild. But thank God, by His mercies, we are saved for now.

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