Prayer #165: For the Timing of the Release of Coronavirus Vaccines
Four major developers of COVID-19 vaccine will be releasing a joint statement this coming week which will state that they are are agreeing to wait to request government approval for the emergency use of their vaccines until the human trials demonstrate "substantial evidence of safety and efficacy." Three American pharmaceutical companies, Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson and Johnson, along with the French company Sanofi have made this joint pledge.
This statement comes at a time in which there is some concern that a vaccine that is rushed to the market may prove ineffective, have significant side effects, or even would be unsafe. "We believe this pledge will help ensure public confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines that may ultimately be approved and adherence to the rigorous scientific and regulatory process by which they are evaluated," the vaccine development companies stated in this draft document.
Pray that the careful scientific trials of the developed COVID-19 would continue. Pray that this important testing process would not be rushed or abbreviated in any way. Pray for a safe, rigorously-tested vaccine would be available as soon as possible, but only after very thorough, comprehensive testing and trials. Pray for God to fully superintend this process.
Is. 14:24: "The Lord of hosts has sworn: 'As I have planned, so shall it be, and as I have purposed, so shall it stand.'"