The Lord God Almighty has stated on numerous occasions that the earth needs to be cleansed. He has not delineated the methodology by which the earth would be cleansed, except to state that those who are of the kingdom of Satan must join Satan in hell. It seems that the cleansing has begun, beginning with those who have the implanted mark of the beast.
They are experiencing severe neck pain, and it seems that the pain is directly related to the tongue. The devil may try to shut down the pain centers in their brain, but they should know that the course of prophecy cannot be stopped. The Lord God Almighty is El Shaddai.