Muslim Priorities in a Dangerous Pandemic
Faith in Allah versus precautions against infection.
Yesterday I popped into hospital to have a recovering wound on my leg checked. The pedestrian entrance had been blocked off, with a temporary field hospital set up right on the road. The doctors at the entrance wanted to know whether I had any of the COVID-19 symptoms. I did not, but asked them to check anyway. I’m clear. It’s safe to continue reading.
Had I still been a Muslim, this very simple no-brainer encounter with doctors would have thrown up any number of complications: