NUSADAILY.COM – JAKARTA- AstraZeneca is still a polemic. One of the problems is the content of pigs contained in it. Related to this, chairman of DPD RI, AA LaNyalla Mahmud Mattalitti gave information. Halal vaccine is still tried so that there is no polemic in the community.
Polemic on the use of AstraZeneca vaccine due to the haram fatwa of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), fatwa issued because in AstraZeneca there is a pig content.
Nevertheless, the Senator from East Java said mui still allows the use of AstraZeneca because of its urgent condition.
“We believe mui fatwa based on fiqh daruroh. That is, the determination of its ability based on sharia darurah, if not used there will be a great risk. The use of this vaccine must be based on urgent circumstances,” said LaNyalla, in his written statement Saturday, March 20, 2021.
The man who once served as the Chairman of the East Java Chamber of Commerce said he still hoped the government would pursue a halal vaccine for use.
“Hopefully the development of nusantara vaccine can really be realized for covid 19 control so that we have an alternative. In addition, it can also help overcome polemics about vaccines in the community,” he said about AstraZeneca is still a polemic. (sir/cak)