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Stop debating halal status of vaccines, minister tells anti-vaxxers

Alyaa Alhadjri  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa has urged all parties to stop debating the halal status of vaccines in light of a growing local anti-vaccine movement, which most recently claimed the life of a toddler.

"As far as my ministry is concerned, we have referred the matter to the Federal Territories Mufti Department, which has issued a national fatwa.

"Vaccines produced in this country are halal, not haram...

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