THE DISEASE TYPHUS USUALLY REQUIRES NO TREATMENT, HOWEVER SOME SEVERE CASES CAN LEAD to damaged liver, kidneys, lungs & brain
California: L.A. typhus outbreak adds fuel to the debates over illegal homeless migrants ...
10-11-18, LATimes -- Since July 2018 there have been nine cases of typhus in downtown Los Angeles, six of which infected homeless people, prompting health officials last week to declare an outbreak. There have also been 20 cases in Pasadena, far more than the five typically seen annually. One diagnosis ... the patient was homeless, a clue to doctors that he might have typhus. Typhus is commonly associated with poor hygiene, overcrowding and flea feces. ... In 2015 California's last outbreak, a single opossum captured in a mobile home park in Pomona had 1,087 fleas on it. Of the tested fleas three-fifths from the cats and opossums that were trapped were positive for typhus. The answer is not just to shake typhus fleas from wildlife, but shake the poor hygiene habits we may have. Of the 945 typhus cases in California since 2001, 726 have been in Los Angeles County.
California Typhus Outbreak Continues to Grow - webmd.com
The typhus involved in the L.A. outbreak is known as murine typhus and can spread to people from infected feces of fleas that has bacteria called Rickettsia typhi. The CDC says most people will recover without treatment, but some cases may be severe. If left untreated, severe cases can lead to damage in the liver, kidneys, lungs, and brain. The treatment is a 7- to 10-day course of antibiotics, usually doxycycline.
Typhus making a comeback in Texas
8-20-17, Typhus was common in the United States through the 1940s — more than 5,400 people contracted the disease in 1944 — when rats that thrived among busy ports, such as Galveston. But it's back.
Hawaii: Increase in mice heightens typhus concerns on Maui
6-11-14, The number of murine typhus [bacteria in flea feces] cases reported on Maui and in Hawaii has dropped considerably since 2005, when it peaked at 47 confirmed cases.
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2-12-21, When we look at the truth of God and His requirement for salvation we realize there's only two 'religions.' WORKS or FAITH': Whether it be Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, Mormonism that all preach doing certain 'works' to achieve forgiveness and eternal life with God; OR FAITH: repentance and trust in the finish work of Jesus living for Him. Ephesians 2:8-10, John 3:36.
6-29-20, Jesus said, 'Obey Me!' John 14:15; 1 John 2:3, 3:22 Of course we are forgiven when we sincerely pray for forgiveness turning our lives to the Lord Jesus. We must intend to sin no more ... if we do ... quickly repent as we didn't INTEND to. John 8:11 More here: https://www.gotquestions.org/go-and-sin-no-more.html
✝️ 6-9-20, The Lord □ Jesus explained to Nicodemus that he must be 'born again' [John 3.3, 7]. In Utah I've heard some LDS people scoff and ridicule believers in Christ who are 'born again.' Those who scorn are lost; Jesus clearly said to 'marvel not that you must be born again'; without Christ we are lost. John 3:17-18
✝️ 6-8-20, Jesus is God; He came to save sinners. “For He [Jesus] Whom God sent speaks the words of God: The Father loves the Son & has given all things into His hand. He that believs on the Son hath everlasting life & they that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on them.” John 3:34-36
✝️ 6-7-20, The Lord □ Jesus spoke from the cross first of forgiveness, salvation then of His Mother's care into John's hands. He spoke of being forsaken & then triumph as His task as human was complete shedding His perfect blood for the forgiveness of sins to all who repent believing in Him. His body was thirsty. And last of His reunion with the Father. Matthew 27:46; Luke 23:34, 43, 46; John 19:26-28, 30; Mark 15:34
✝️ 6-3-20, Interesting the different duties of God's arch angels. Michael is a warrior who will defeat Satan and Gabriel was/is God's messenger appearing to: Prophet Daniel 8:15-17, 9:21-24 ... Zacharias, father of John the Baptist, Luke 1:11-18... Mary, Mother of Jesus, Luke 1:26-31... Joseph, Husband of Mary, Matthew 1:20-24, 2-13
2 Thessalonians 2:10-12; Jeremiah 1:5; Galatians 6:7; 1 Thessalonians 5:4
✝️ 5-7-20, Sins □ Jesus Harshly Condemns; He said, “God knows our hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God. V9 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” [Pride] Luke 16:15, 18:9-14; Hebrews 1:8-9
✝️ 4-30-20, When the Lord □ Jesus Mother told her son that at the Cana wedding celebration there was no wine - I wonder if the Lord did little miracles around the house so Mary knew of His abilities expecting Him to quickly whip up some good wine. And He did! The Lord's first miracle on earth water into wine. John 2:1-11
✝️ 4-28-20, The Lord □ Jesus, in the book of Matthew, lists what’s called the “Beatitudes.” He lists the items in our lives in His 'Sermon on the Mount' that examine our values, vision & habits to wholehearted obedience to God. We seek His forgiveness & acceptance for eternal life with Him; this is the good news 'Gospel.' John 14:6; Matthew 5:1-48, 6:1-34, 7:1-28.
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