9 unexpected reactions to Ebola
Disease Ebola virus disease formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) is a severe, often fatal illness in humans.
The Ebola virus is transmitted to humans through close contact with blood, secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of infected animals. At the moment, a victim of the epidemic were more than 1000 people. And also sympathy and fear of infection, people sometimes give a rather strange reaction associated with this infection.
1. The preacher who wants to cure the virus with 4,000 bottles of his patented Holy water
Citizens of Sierra Leone, one day received a big gift from a strange man. To help the West African country to combat the growing crisis, Nigerian Christian preacher Temitope Joshua, which is still pretty damn rich, sent the Sierra Leone government 4,000 bottles of his patented Holy water and$ 50,000, the cash flight a private jet.
For many years Joshua claimed to have used magic water to cure a lot of health problems, including infertility, tumors and enuresis. He also claims that he distributed the Holy water around the world, including the USA, great Britain, Greece, India and Russia. «This Water, which will help all of the sick, the broken and oppressed,» says a devout millionaire.
Joshua was one of the five Nigerian pastors who are represented by «Forbes» Magazine in 2011. At that time, the article estimated his net worth at $10-15 million dollars.
Sierra Leone as it seems, gladly accepted the money of the pastor, but will they use Holy water on purpose, or just drink it with no special respect, will remain a mystery.
2. Israeli readers, recognized the Ebola virus «the best gift to birthday» for Obama
Readers of the great Israeli news portal Mako voted that the envelope of the virus will be the best gift on birthday of the President of the United States.
Website owned by «Keshet» (the most popular broadcast network in Israel), published in August, the vote on what they would like to give the President on his 53rd birthday. The options were:
A) Peace in the middle East (22%)
B) Golf clubs (11%)
C) Pavilion of Israeli prisoners of war (9%)
D) the Work of local artist Noah Alasha (10%)
E) an envelope with the Ebola virus (48%)
3. The man contracted Ebola after stealing phone from a sick patient in a hospital in Uganda
Karma is a spiteful bitch, hit a lethal infection with this dude.
It all began when a man stole a mobile phone from a patient in the prison hospital Kagadi, in Western Uganda.
The patient later died from the hemorrhagic fever, but before his death, he reported the theft of his phone the hospital security, who began investigating. Police detectives figured out the suspected thief forty years after he began to chat with friends using the stolen phone. But soon, the police handed over the thief to hospital staff, as available had symptoms of infection.
The President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni said that people should refrain from any physical contact, from a handshake, ending with sex. And from stealing cell phones, evidently.
4. The pub in South Korea shut its doors to African Americans for fear of Contracting
«We apologize but due to Ebola virus we are not accepting Africans at the moment», according to signs at the entrance of almost every establishment in Seoul. Social networks and the Internet this statement has caused a lot of outrage, but none of the owners of these pubs, did not consider it necessary to explain the situation and provide feedback.
5. The rapper who was inspired by the illness and has created dance and a very questionable hit
When the Ebola hit countries of Africa, it has spawned not only a wave of mass panic and deaths, but the outbreak of a new hit, which gained popularity in just a few hours after his appearance on the network.
«Ebola, Ebola in town. Don’t touch your friend, keep him on the wire!», warns the author of the song «Ebola in town». He also talks about how trying to escape the disease by fleeing to neighboring Guinea only to discover that the virus is already there.
6. Eccentric millionaire, who believes that doctors infected with the Ebola virus, should be responsible for the consequences!»
Donald Trapm began to publish the requirements on the page in Twitter that infected doctors do not have the right to return to the U.S. for treatment because «should be responsible for the consequences».
Sick with the virus, Dr. Kent brantly, who recently returned to the United States and is in prison in the hospital of Emory University in Atlanta, received a small stone in your garden from Donald when trump tweeted. «The US has enough problems to think about the infected and a possible outbreak.»
7. Small business that makes a profit from the epidemic
A handful of North American companies selling Ebola-themed stuff for your home design and decoration. Bronze pendant shows the detailed Carovigno the body of the virus, costs less than eight bucks. Or you can give your little nephew a soft toy in the form of a deadly virus. The imagination of the manufacturers knows no bounds.