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Islamic leaders: Vaccination doesn’t violate Ramadan fast

Observers of the holiday, which starts today, do not eat or drink from dawn to sunset.

News 12 Staff

Apr 12, 2021, 10:14 AM

Updated 1,165 days ago

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Islamic leaders say getting a COVID-19 vaccination will not violate the Ramadan fast.
Observers of the holiday, which starts today, do not eat or drink from dawn to sunset.
But local leaders say, the fraction of a milliliter in a syringe injection for a COVID-19 vaccine doesn't pass through the mouth and stomach.
Ramadan is the biggest Muslim holiday, with a month-long observance that ends May 12.


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