Governments and religious leaders in Muslim-majority nations are talking to vaccine makers, examining production processes, and issuing guidance in an effort to ensure Islam’s prohibited products in the Kovid-19 vaccination Do not interfere.
In Indonesia, which has the world’s largest Muslim population, the High Clerical Council on Friday said China’s Synovac vaccine was allowed to be Islam or Halal. Council representatives visited Sinovac’s factory in China last year and conducted a halal audit.
Part of the challenge of unloading vaccines around the world will be to persuade enough people to have access to herd immunity. In many countries, Muslim and non-Muslim, efforts should address security concerns, doubts and conspiracy theories, as well as religious and moral objections.
Muslim scholars say that gelatin, made using tissue from human embryos, which are the tissue that the embryo produces, is not common.
According to opinion studies in 149 countries published in September 2020 in the Lancet Medical Journal, acceptance of vaccination prior to the coronovirus epidemic was widespread among Muslim countries, with high confidence in countries such as Bangladesh and Uzbekistan. It was found that of the 10 countries with the most declining faith in vaccines in the four years through 2019, seven were predominantly Muslim: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria and Pakistan. The other three were Japan, Georgia and Serbia.