AUSTRALIA - First Coronavirus Vaccine Tests

Arno Froese

Australia’s national science agency will test two vaccine candidates over the next three months. It is part of a global race to halt the coronavirus pandemic.

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO said that testing at a biosecurity facility was expected to take three months.

The testing is being undertaken in cooperation with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a global group that aims to help speedily develop vaccines against emerging infectious diseases.

CSIRO Chief Executive, Dr. Larry Marshall said in a statement: “Beginning vaccine candidate testing at CSIRO is a critical milestone in the fight against COVID-19, made possible by collaboration both within Australia and across the globe.”

“We will keep working until this viral enemy is defeated.”

CSIRO’s director of health Rob Grenfell told Reuters news agency that any potential successful vaccine would not be ready until late next year.  He said human trials on one of the vaccines could start as early as [within the] month.

Meanwhile, Chinese scientists say they have isolated several antibodies that may eventually be useful in developing a treating for COVID-19 or even preventing it., 2 April 2020

Arno's commentary

Tests are being made globally by the respective disease prevention authorities. Some reports sound promising, while others openly state that an effective vaccine against coronavirus for the public lies years in the future.

What we learn again is that man—with all his inventiveness—is suddenly exposed as being helpless. The news media is bombarding us with diverse information, yet at this moment, no one has an answer. 

What we do know is that all nations are sharing the latest information from their respective medical science authorities.

What is our take? We believe that this frightening, global coronavirus is guided by invisible powers. Who are these powers? We must read Revelation 16:14: “For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.” Note the words, “kings of the earth”; that means the political rulers. Then it emphasizes, “and of the whole world.” This is global activity by invisible powers. The purpose is clearly revealed: “to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.” Obviously, no military power on earth can fight an invisible enemy; thus, we have the assurance that this is happening in the invisible world. Why? Because the fight against coronavirus will unite the world more than ever before. Coronavirus is not only overburdening the healthcare systems, but also is affecting finance and the world economy.

Arno Froese is the executive director of Midnight Call Ministries and editor-in-chief of the acclaimed prophetic magazines Midnight Call and News From Israel. He has authored a number of well-received books, and has sponsored many prophecy conferences in the U.S., Canada, and Israel. His extensive travels have contributed to his keen insight into Bible prophecy, as he sees it from an international perspective.

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