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Hajj & Vaccination (Vaccine Fatwa).

fatwa-on-vaccinesJamiatul Ulemaa Gauteng,
Council of Muslim Theologians,
South Africa,
26th October 2009.

Assalaamu Alaykum Respected Brothers. Your question regarding Haj and vaccination emailed on 22nd October 2009 refers… Among the conditions for Haj being waajib (obligatory) is safety of the road. This means that the journey to and from Haj should be safe without risk to oneself or one’s wealth. If, for example, on the way bandits threaten to rob a person of his wealth or scum of the earth threaten to physically assault one, it will not be waajib to go for Haj.

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