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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) – Prophecy Discussion
In mid-March 2003, it was announced to the world that there was a new Pneumonia-like disease causing a spreading epidemic in the world. A new disease epidemic of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), started in Guangdong Province in China in November 2002, and then spread to other countries in Asia: Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Singapore. It has also spread to Canada and the U.S.. Many cases have been linked to a Hotel in Hong Kong. It is a Pneumonia-like illness with an incubation period of 2 to 7 days. There is a great danger of it spreading worldwide. Apparently it is related to Saturn being at its brightest at the start of 2003 (Saturn is equivalent to Satan, and Satan on earth would also be the dragon, Red China).
About the deadly diseases, from the point of view of Astrology, Biblical prophecy including the Book of Revelation, and numerical analysis were considered. Note that 1999 has 666 upside down, and 1998=666×3, so the Antichrist may have appeared in year 2000, and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse may ride, including the Fourth Horseman Death by disease, which could be AIDS, Ebola, Influenza, and other diseases.
Let us consider here three diseases that are a threat to mankind: AIDS, Ebola, and Influenza. The virus that causes AIDS, HIV, was discovered in the year 1983, so therefore associate AIDS with the number 83. The galaxy M83 is in the constellation Hydra, which was a multi-headed serpent in mythology that kept growing a new head, each time a head was cut off. This sounds like AIDS, which keeps mutating to allow it to get around any treatment or vaccine. The Hydra was defeated by Hercules, by his nephew Iolaus burning each of the mortal heads as Hercules cut them off, and burying the immortal head under a stone.
Note that the AIDS virus has 9213=111×83 bits of genetic information, so again the number 83.
Ebola, a lethal disease of Africa that kills in two weeks of infection, had its virus discovered in 1976, so if we associate galaxy M76 with it, we are near the constellation Andromeda. Remember the movie “Andromeda Strain” about a lethal disease that threatened humanity? That could be Ebola if it mutates to an airborne form.
Influenza or “Flu” was discovered in 1933. Galaxy M33 is in the constellation Triangulum. That may imply we should look for a triangle. The numbers 33, 76, and 83 do form a right (90 degree) triangle with an angle of 66 degrees.
Since 666 is the number of the antichrist of the Book of Revelation chapter 13, this may imply that these three diseases will threaten humanity when he appears. In fact, ebola virus frequently twists itself into a shape that looks like a “6”.
These diseases may also relate to three animals used to describe the Antichrist in Revelation 13:2: he is like a leopard, has the mouth of a lion, and the feet of a bear. Maybe Ebola corresponds to the leopard, with its great speed; Ebola kills in two weeks of infection. Influenza could be the lion; it causes coughing like a lion’s roar. And AIDS could be the bear; bears hibernate, like AIDS can do in people, until it wakes up and kills them.
Another recent disease is BSE, Mad Cow Disease. On April 3, 1996, Comet Hyakutake was visible during a lunar eclipse, which interestingly occurs between Palm Sunday and Good Friday. When this comet passed near the constellation Virgo (the actual constellation, rather than the astrology sign), Mad Cow Disease appearing in people was announced to the world. The Egyptian version of Virgo, Isis, depicted with cow’s horns. And Europa, the symbol of Europe, could also be considered a version of Virgo the Virgin. Europa rides a Bull– this image is similar to the 17th chapter of the Bible’s Book of Revelation, where a woman named Babylon rides a beast. The woman is holding a cup in her hand, full of filthiness. The analogy would be Europa riding the Bull, with the cup of filthiness being the Mad Cow Disease spread through infected beef. Also, according to Revelation, the woman sits on a city with seven hills, which is Rome– again implying she is Europe. And note that BSE was discovered in 1986, so if we assign a galaxy to it by this number 86(Galaxy M86), Galaxy M86 is in the constellation Virgo the Virgin, representing the woman Babylon and Isis. And note that if we assign a Book of Revelation passage to this number 86, we have Revelation 18:6, which refers to the woman Babylon and her cup.
Another disease, Tuberculosis (TB) is becoming an increasingly bad worldwide epidemic, with drug resistant TB common. TB also is common in cattle. The bacteria Mycobacterium was identified by Robert Koch as the cause of TB in 1882, so we will associate the number 82 and the Galaxy M82 with it, and Revelation 18:2 (King James Version):
“18:2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.” Note that TB is spread by poor sanitation and hygiene, that we can relate to the “unclean” in the passage above; and Babylon was in Iraq.
Concerning SARS, it could be related to influenza, and therefore the Influenza part of the three diseases attacking humanity as the Fourth Horseman, Death. Note that in early 2003, with Saturn/Satan at its brightest as I explain on the calendar page, there is an Ebola epidemic in Africa, AIDS is out of control in Africa and elsewhere, so SARS could be the 3rd part of the Fourth Horseman, Flu. Note that SARS has been found to be caused by a new virus, which could be a type of Paramyxovirus (the virus family of measles and mumps), or a coronavirus (a type of virus that usually just causes colds), or it may belong to a new family of virus.
Note: the first letters of SARS, Ebola, AIDS spells “sea”, and the Antichrist (the beast) rises out of the sea (of world politics) in Revelation 13. Also: the first letters of: Influenza, BSE, Ebola, AIDS, SARS, TB:
This suggests that these diseases will cause worldwide epidemics as the Beast rises to power, and the Fourth Horseman Death rides.
Also, SARS began in Guangdong Province, China, which is at geographic coordinates of 23 degrees North 112-115 East. Corresponding to 23 North would be the Bible’s Psalm 23: (23:4, King James Version): “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me”
So this relates to this disease being the shadow of death. Also note that Hong Kong is near Guangdong Province in China, and Hong Kong is a former English colony: this may relate to the “mouth of a lion” of the Red Dragon Red China, the lion I related above to Influenza. Also note that I relate the lion of the Antichrist to Iraq, the lion being a symbol of Babylon, the ancient empire that was located in Iraq. So war in Iraq in March 2003 may relate holographically to this “lion” disease SARS appearing then. This disease of SARS may be symbolic of the disease of Saddam Hussein that has existed in Iraq. Also, since SARS had its virus discovered in March 2003, then we can relate it to Galaxy M23, which is in the Constellation Sagittarius, Sagittarius being the half-man half-horse archer. This again would relate it to the Antichrist, since in Revelation 6:2 the Antichrist is a man on horseback with a bow and arrow. So SARS may indicate the rise of the Antichrist, the Satanic imitation of Christ, to world prominence soon. And SARS coming out of China: the Antichrist gets his power from the dragon. Also, corresponding to 23 for SARS (since SARS was discovered in 2003, and started near 23 North in China) would be Revelation 12:3 where the red dragon is seen in heaven, the dragon being Red China, and also the Terrorist dragon. Also, the Hong Kong airline Dragonair in March 2003 on Flight KA901 from Beijing to Hong Kong had a SARS infected person on board, so health people are trying to contact the 222 passengers who were on that flight to try to see if they were infected, to stop more spread of SARS. The interesting thing with that flight is that again we have the dragon and China, and 901 in the flight number KA901 could be associated with Revelation 9:1 where a star falls from heaven into the bottomless pit; this is about the Antichrist. And “KA” in KA901 sounds like “key” as in “key to the bottomless pit” in Revelation 9:1, which would be the key to the Gates of Hell. Revelation 9:1,2:, King James version:
“9:1 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.
2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.”
A general pattern:
Ebola: 76 (virus discovered in 1976)
AIDS: 83 (virus discovered in 1983)
BSE (Mad Cow Disease): 86 (discovered in 1986)
Tuberculosis (TB): 82 (bacteria discovered in 1882)
Influenza: 33 (virus discovered in 1933)
SARS: 23 (virus discovered in 2003)
So: there is a real danger of SARS spreading worldwide in 2003, lets hope it is stopped soon. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta are investigating it now and attempting to stop its spread. The SARS disease has for symptoms high fever, coughing, difficulty breathing, and may include muscle stiffness and pain, sore throat, headache, loss of appetite, stomach symptoms, and rash. Its incubation period being only a few days it could spread very rapidly around the world. It appears it is airborne, and spreads from person to person, either by air or by contact. Also, the number 23 mentioned above may somehow be a clue to a cure or treatment for SARS (but I have no idea of how). And in Revelation 12 Michael battles the Red Dragon, defeating him in Revelation 20 by chaining him: so again that may be a clue of how to stop SARS, but again I don’t know how. The Angel Michael is able to chain up the Red Dragon, Satan, in Revelation 20 and send him back to the bottomless pit (Revelation 20, King James Version):
“20:1 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.
China under fire from WHO as experts intensify probe into SARS
GUANGZHOU, China (AFP) – China was publicly criticised for its foot-dragging by the director of the World Health Organisation as WHO experts dug deeper into the cause of the deadly SARS outbreak in the south of the country.
In WHO’s first public criticism of China, the global health agency’s director general Gro Harlem Brundtland said China should have reported its first cases of the atypical pneumonia, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), more quickly.
“Next time something strange and new comes … let us come in as quickly as possible,” she told the BBC.
“It would have been definitely helpful if the international expertise and WHO had been able to help at an earlier stage.”
The criticism came as the mysterious disease claimed more victims in Canada and Hong Kong, as well as in Beijing, where an International Labour Organisation official died after arriving in mid-March for a conference.
He was the highest profile casualty of the outbreak since WHO expert Carlo Urbani — who first identified the disease — died in Bangkok last month.
In southern China’s Guangdong province — where the disease has affected more people than anywhere in the world — a team of WHO experts stepped up efforts to find the cause.
The four-member team of epidemiologists and disease specialists broke up into small groups Monday to expedite their investigation.
Two experts met with Chinese animal disease and health officials while two others headed to hospitals.
Team leader Robert Breiman declined to comment on the new deaths, saying the team’s focus was to first identify the source of the disease to help come up with effective treatment and prevent it from spreading further.
“We’re still in the investigative phase here and so there’s no point in me commenting about that,” Breiman told reporters.
The disease, which first broke out in Guangdong, has now spread to as many as 32 countries, and is suspected or confirmed to have infected more than 2,700 people, with the death toll rapidly approaching 100.
WHO experts said they were still awaiting specimen samples from China to study the virus’ make-up in international laboratories, as China lacks the new technology to do so properly.
China, which insists it is “fully capable” of controlling the spread of SARS, has verbally agreed, but WHO officials are still waiting for the samples.
“It is very important because we think we will get the answer from here if from anywhere,” WHO expert Wolfgang Preiser said.
Chinese scientists have found the coronavirus, paramyxovirus and the bacteria chlamydia in the Chinese cases, a deputy director of the Guangzhou No. 8 People’s Hospital said Sunday.
But he said the presence of the coronavirus has not been confirmed. Breiman said it would not be pinpointed until the Chinese specimen samples are tested overseas.
Experts are focusing on the coronavirus because they suspect a strain of the coronavirus previously known to affect animals may be at work.
Influenzas have traditionally originated in southern China and experts now suspect the virus may be connected to local residents’ close proximity and frequent contact with animals.
Breiman, who met with Chinese animal disease experts Monday, said after the meeting that there were no conclusive findings but discussions were “helpful.”
“We discussed all kinds of animals … livestock and domesticated animals and also wildlife. … We asked about rodents and bats and birds and pigs and ducks and chickens,” Breiman said, adding that pangolins were also discussed.
Chinese officials Sunday announced four more deaths and 57 more cases, bringing the total number of deaths in China to 51 and cases to 1,247.
In Beijing, diplomatic compounds were being disinfected Monday while jittery foreign companies began to issue face masks to employees and cancel business trips.
Frequently Asked Questions on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
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Cause Of SARS
What is the cause of SARS?
Scientists at CDC and other laboratories have detected a previously unrecognized coronavirus in patients with SARS. While the new coronavirus is still the leading hypothesis for the cause of SARS, other viruses are still under investigation as potential causes.
What are coronaviruses?
Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that have a halo or crown-like (corona) appearance when viewed under a microscope. These viruses are a common cause of mild to moderate upper-respiratory illness in humans and are associated with respiratory, gastrointestinal, liver and neurologic disease in animals. Coronaviruses can survive in the environment for as long as three hours.
What evidence is there to suggest that coronaviruses may be linked with SARS?
CDC scientists were able to isolate a virus from the tissues of two patients who had SARS and then used several laboratory methods to characterize the agent. Examination by electron microscopy revealed that the virus had the distinctive shape and appearance of coronaviruses. Tests of serum specimens from patients with SARS showed that the patients appeared to have recently been infected with this coronavirus. Other tests demonstrated that coronavirus was present in a variety of clinical specimens from patients, including nose and throat swabs. In addition, genetic analysis suggests that this new virus belongs to the family of coronaviruses but differs from previously identified coronaviruses. These laboratory results do not provide conclusive evidence that the new coronavirus is the cause of SARS. Additional specimens are being tested to learn more about this coronavirus and its link with SARS.
If coronaviruses usually cause mild illness in humans, how could this new coronavirus be responsible for a potentially life-threatening disease such as SARS?
There is not enough information about the new virus to determine the full range of illness that it might cause. Coronaviruses have occasionally been linked to pneumonia in humans, especially people with weakened immune systems. The viruses can also cause severe disease in animals, including cats, dogs, pigs, mice, and birds.
Has new information about coronavirus changed the recommendations for medical treatment for patients with SARS?
The possibility that coronavirus is the cause of SARS has not changed treatment recommendations. The new coronavirus is being tested against various antiviral drugs to see if an effective treatment can be found.
Is there a test for SARS?
What about reports from other laboratories suggesting that the cause of SARS may be a paramyxovirus?
Researchers from several laboratories participating in the WHO network have reported the identification of a paramyxovirus in clinical specimens from SARS patients. These laboratories are still investigating the possibility that a paramyxovirus is a cause of SARS.
Is there any reason to think SARS is or is not related to terrorism?
Information currently available about SARS indicates that people who appear to be most at risk are either health care workers taking care of sick people or family members or household contacts of those who are infected with SARS. That pattern of transmission is what would typically be expected in a contagious respiratory or flulike illness.
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