Pedestrians in Beijing wear masks in an attempt to protect themselves from infection during the SARS outbreak in 2003. SARS, or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, is a previously unknown disease that struck Asia hardest.
Hospital deaths due to infections from drug-resistant bacteria have increased 7-fold in the last 12 years.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"And there will be…pestilences." Matthew 24:7