COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

  • Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, Chairman of Pakistan‘s Ulema Council, stated that imāms across the country would advise their congregations during Friday prayers to receive the COVID vaccine.
  • The Muftī of the Federal Territories of Malaysia issued a fatwā that permits the chemical preservation of corpses as a means of battling the pandemic – a practice that is otherwise considered forbidden under Islamic law.

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