it’s just one of those things where you gotta let them give you the pork juice shot
granted it’s not always that simple - the Indonesian ulama briefly put out a fatwa saying the measles-rubella vaccine was haram and it cratered vaccination rates, especially in Aceh, until they got medical advice and reversed their position
in Pakistan the official ulama are big on vaccines but the salafists out in the border areas aren’t - a handful of doctors have been killed, for everything up to and including perpetrating a Mossad sterilisation plot
Having had it almost eliminated in the early 2000s, the-then Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa became one of the last bastions of polio in the world
In order to do this, the CIA infiltrated charity Save The Children and hired an unknowing local doctor, Shakil Afridi, who is now in jail and marked for death by every militant group
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