This article on “Pandemic Guidelines by Medical Experts and Our Sharia Responsibilities” authored in Urdu by Dr. Muhammad Adil from Pakistan explains COVID-19 related preventative measures in the light of Islamic Law. It uses authentic references from Islamic jurisprudence as well as verdicts of contemporary Islamic scholars like Mufti Taqi Usmani. This is an important follow up to Dr. Muhammad Adil’s earlier article regarding Pandemic Safety Guidance from the History of Islam.
Dr. Muhammad Adil, is a school teacher with a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies and a deep interest in exploring humanitarian issues from an Islamic perspective. He was also one of the winners of the Second ICRC National Essay Competition in Pakistan in 2019.