MUI: Indian-made Covovaxmirnaty Covid-19 vaccine is haram

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The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI). (Source: MUI)

Second, it is necessary to optimize the procurement of a halal-certified Covid-19 vaccine. Third, the government must ensure that other Covid-19 vaccines that will be used are certified halal at the first opportunity to realize the government’s commitment to safe and halal vaccinations. Fourth, it must guarantee and ensure the safety of the vaccines used.

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Fifth, it is not permissible to vaccinate with vaccines which, based on the judgment of competent and trusted experts, have a harmful impact. Sixth, imploring all parties to get closer to Allah SWT by increasing istighfar (ask for God’s mercy), istighasah (mass prayer), and Munajat. (rr)