Council for Mosques proactively supports the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines.
We encourage the Muslim community to take the immunisation, protecting themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19 infection.
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency’s information and that of the British Board of Imams and Scholars suggest that all three vaccines are suitable for the Muslim community.
None of the vaccines contain any animal derivative or any other substance that would contravene halal guidance for Muslims, and their benefit outweighs any potential risks.
In Bradford, and around the country, the risk of infection is on the increase as evidenced by the Government’s decision to impose a third nationwide lockdown. Given the risks presented by the deadly coronavirus and its recent mutation, only vaccination provides, with some degree of certainty, significant protection against COVID-19 infection.
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