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2014-09-16 20:27:32

Bruce Johnson Believes Multifaceted Approach is Key to Effectively Addressing Disease Outbreak CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SIM USA President Bruce Johnson is encouraged by President Obama's announcement today to send additional medical professionals, provide more hospital beds and train more West Africans to treat the recent outbreak of Ebola. President Obama announced his plan to help fight the spread of Ebola in West Africa while on a trip to the Centers for...

2014-08-07 20:24:01

ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SIM Missionary David Writebol shared his thoughts and feelings in a telephone call today with Bruce Johnson, president, SIM USA, about his wife Nancy and their battle to overcome the Ebola virus infection while serving in Liberia. The audio of Writebol's call can be heard at simusa.org/davidwritebol. A transcript of the call will be posted as soon as possible. In the call, Writebol said the following: "It's been difficult, and yet I have...

2014-08-07 16:28:09

In Congressional Testimony, Dr. Frank Glover Outlines Steps to Help Stem Death Toll CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dr. Frank Glover, a medical missionary who partners with the Christian missions organization SIM (www.sim.org), testified before a congressional subcommittee about combating the Ebola threat in Liberia. To stem the spread of the virus, Glover urged immediate action in Liberia that includes increasing efforts to isolate patients, developing an...

2014-08-06 16:28:54

ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremy Writebol, son of SIM missionary Nancy Writebol, who returned to the United States and was admitted to Emory University Hospital yesterday after contracting the Ebola virus in Liberia, issued the following statement today: "We are grateful to be able to see our mom once again, and we entrust her care both to the Lord and to the fine doctors and staff at Emory University Hospital. Mom is tired from her travel, but continues to fight the...

2014-08-05 16:28:32

Family Expresses Gratitude and Relief for Her Safe Return to the U.S. ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SIM missionary and Ebola patient Nancy Writebol arrived at Emory University Hospital from Liberia for treatment. SIM (www.simusa.org) held a press conference upon her arrival to update media on her condition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/133795 According to Bruce Johnson, president of SIM USA, Writebol is settling in at the medical facility. Her...

2014-08-05 16:27:11

ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, the American missionary who contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, returned to the U.S. today, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian mission organization with which she serves. She is currently at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. The organization will hold a press conference today at 2 p.m. EDT to update the media. The press conference will be held at the Miller-Ward Alumni House, Governor's Hall, located...

2014-08-04 16:26:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, the American missionary who contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, is expected to return to the U.S. for further treatment on Tuesday, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian mission organization with which she serves. She remains in serious, but stable, condition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140804/133029 Writebol was serving on a joint team with Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan's Purse, an...

2014-08-02 16:20:53

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, the American missionary who contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, will return to the U.S. for further treatment in a few days, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian mission organization with which she serves. She remains in serious, but stable condition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140802/132807 Writebol was serving on a joint team with Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan's Purse, an...

2014-08-01 16:23:47

Plans Underway to Bring Nancy Writebol and Other SIM Personnel Back to U.S. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, a missionary who recently contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, remains in serious but stable condition, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian mission organization with which she serves. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140801/132674 While she continues her battle against the deadly virus, plans are underway, in...

2014-07-31 16:28:06

Nancy Writebol Receiving Experimental Drug CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The condition of Nancy Writebol, a missionary who recently contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, has worsened, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian missions organization with which she serves. She continues her battle against the deadly virus. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140731/132369 Writebol was serving alongside Dr. Kent Brantly on a joint team...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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