The United Arab Emirates’ Fatwa Council, the country’s highest Islamic authority, issued a ruling allowing Muslims to receive coronavirus vaccines even if they contain “non-halal ingredients” such as pork gelatin, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported on Tuesday.
A senior health official receives a coronavirus vaccine in Abu Dhabi. (File photo: WAM)
Tamara Abueish, Al Arabiya English
People wearing protective face masks wait for vaccine trials at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi. (File photo: Reuters)