Coronavirus Outbreak in Syria Infects at Least 1,000
In a shocking update on Tues. 3 March 2020 Israeli media sources reported that some 1,000 Syrians have been plagued with the COVID-19 as a result of their contact with Iranian citizens who are in Syria. As is the case with Iran, Syria is not reporting all pertinent data related to the disease outbreak in its country. In Iran, 2,336 corona cases have been reported as of Mon. 2 March 2020, including 23 members of the government. (VFI News)
The outbreak of the coronavirus in various nations and the rapid spread of this highly contagious illness is something that must be fought with prayer, co-operation, common sense and the best possible health measures. What must be avoided is fear, far worse, hysteria, which is spreading rapidly across the globe. Take time to be informed about the facts regarding the coronavirus, make it a matter of intercession individually and in groups. Pray for the swift recovery of those who have been afflicted by this disease and for the comforting of those who have lost loved ones to the virus.