Vaccines and religion

The start of COVID-19 vaccination in the UK has brought into focus the ethical issues associated with the production of the vaccine, and the extent to which genetic material from aborted embryos was used in the process. However, the position has been blurred by the circulation of incorrect information within the social media. This post summarizes the position of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, the Church of England, the British Islamic Medical Association, the Board of Deputies  of British Jews, and a recent analysis of the evidence by FactCheckNI.

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