Fatwa: # 19397
Category: Ramadan
Country: Pakistan
Date: 10th August 2011


I am going to travel to africa after ramdhan. One of the requirements is to have vaccination for Yellow Fever. Can you tell me that if I can take this Vaccination in My Fast?


I want to ask that I am going to travel to africa after ramdhan, but need to get visa in ramdhan. The problem is it require a Vaccination named "Yellow Fever"? Can you tell me that if  I can take this Vaccination in My Fast, I m from Hanafi Maslak. and right now I m in Dubai from where I can get visa. In Dubai the timing of Hospital which give this vaccination is in between Fasting time. Sir What should I do?


Assalāmu `alaikum Warahmatullāhi Wabrakatuh,

It is permissible to take an injection whilst fasting. This will not invalidate the fast.

الكتاب - (154)

ومن احتقن أو استعط أ و قطر في أذنيه أو داوى جائفة أو آمة بدواء فوصل إلى جوفه أو دماغه أفطر


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mufti Ishaaq E. Moosa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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