Vaccination

BJU Today: Q&A about COVID-19 - Is COVID-19 real and is it that serious? Are we not giving in to too much fear as Christians? Can we trust the new vaccines?

"...for believers to use protective measures is not an indicator of fear but of wisdom. Using an umbrella when it’s raining or a coat when it’s cold doesn’t mean that you do not believe that our Lord can heal pneumonia." - BJUToday

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3 Bioethical Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

"The COVID-19 vaccine, so far, has been shown to be 94–95 percent effective, with side effects that go away within a few days. Still, 50 percent of white evangelicals and 59 percent of black Protestants say they won’t get it, while the majority of the US population overall (60%) says they will, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey." - CToday

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Why We Plan to Get Vaccinated: A Christian Moral Perspective

"Unless we consider the moral shape of the challenges confronting us as a society, we will be overwhelmed by the loud, often extreme voices reducing complex decisions about vaccinations to rival narratives that pit individual sovereignty against state authority. We write as three Christian ethicists who believe the moral tradition we speak from not only can inform how Christians should think about their responsibility to be vaccinated against COVID-19 but can also illuminate public debate" - Public Discourse

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Collins discusses COVID-19 vaccines in ERLC event: pace has not jeopardized effectiveness, safety

"Francis Collins . . . answered questions from ERLC President Russell Moore about vaccines for the deadly disease while two candidates await potential approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use." - BPNews

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ERLC: What you should know about the COVID-19 RNA vaccines

"RNA vaccines have significant advantages over some other vaccines. They are not infectious, meaning there is no chance the vaccine will give you the disease it is immunizing you against. The vaccine also has a very low risk of triggering an unwanted immune reaction, since it is nothing more than a blueprint for ribosomes to make proteins—something your body already does every day." - ERLC

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