At least nine individuals have died in the southern state of Kerala, India, from the Nipah virus. The Nipah virus is transmitted from animals, largely fruit bats, to humans and has a 70 percent mortality rate. There is currently no known cure and the World Health Organization fears an outbreak may be imminent. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing.
Venezuela Re-Elects Nicolas Maduro President
Amid claims of vote rigging and low voter turnout, Nicolas Maduro has been re-elected President of Venezuela. The main opposition candidate, Henri Falcon, has rejected the results and called for a new election. Please pray for peace. Please pray for wisdom for Nicolas.
800 Sick From Mushrooms in Iran
Over 800 individuals have become ill, and 11 have died, after eating toxic wild mushrooms in western Iran. There is no effective treatment for this poison. The mushrooms look similar to edible mushrooms. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the sick.
First Injury From Hawaiian Volcano
A man has had his lower leg shattered after it was hit by a projectile molten rock. Please pray for healing. Additionally, authorities are warning residents of toxic fumes that are produced when the molten rock flows into the ocean. Kilauea volcano has continue to spew lava and erupt since the beginning of the month. Please pray for the safety of the residents.
10 Killed at Texas High School
Eight students and two teachers were killed by a gunman at Santa Fe High School in Texas, with thirteen other individuals receiving injuries. Police have arrested the gunman. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the injured. Please pray for peace.
110 Killed in Plane Crash
Out of 113 passengers and crew members, only three women have survived after their plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Havana, Cuba. Officials are currently investigating the crash, although it has been revealed that there have been previous safety complaints against the airline. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the injured.
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