COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

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The Special Muzakarah Committee of the National Council for Malaysian Islamic Affairs announced that Covid-19 vaccines are permissible and, for some, even obligatory under Islamic law. Relatedly, Malaysia's Religious Affairs Minister Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri stated that the vaccine was permissible under Islamic law, urging Muslims to cooperate with the government in administering the vaccines.