Just wonderful - two plagues

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Two horrible plagues have intersected like some Venn Diagram from hell. From Reuters:

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its account of the violence differed from local reports.

The deputy mayor of Beni in the eastern Democratic of Congo said 13 civilians were killed late on Monday in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) - a group thought to be linked to Islamic State.

"The victims were killed by bullets and others by bladed weapons," Mayor Modeste Bakwanamaha told Reuters.

In a statement on the messaging website Telegram, Islamic State said it was behind the attack. It said it had targeted the Congolese army in Beni, killing or wounding 25 people.

The bloodshed added to widespread insecurity that has hampered efforts to contain the second-worst Ebola epidemic on record. The number of cases hit 2,000 this week as the rate of infection accelerated.

All these pig-lovers need to do is infect a couple Somali 'refugees', wait a week for them to become contagious and then put them on a flight to the USA. Instant epidemic.

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