Christian Organization Responding To Ebola Outbreak

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

A Christian organization has announced they are stepping up to help the outbreak of a lethal virus in Africa.

Samaritan’s Purse announced the will be sending emergency medical supplies and also sending staff and materials to launch an awareness campaign in an attempt to stop the spread of the Ebola virus.

“This is a very serious situation that could become even more critical in the coming days,” Samaritan’s Purse head Franklin Graham said in a statement. “Our team in Liberia is committed to doing all we can to share God’s love with Liberian people by providing medical support and other relief.”

Samaritan’s Purse said the want to contain the outbreak to the capital of Monrovia and the surrounding county where seven people out of 14 cases have died.

The outbreak has been called the worst Ebola outbreak in history according to the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders.  They said the spread of the virus across four nations thus far is complicating efforts to contain the virus.

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