Some imams in Somalia are saying Muslims are immune to COVID-19, going against senior Muslim scholars who have insisted the coronavirus pandemic is a severe threat to all people around the globe.
It is a religious, legal & moral duty to avoid any kind of gathering during the #coronavirus pandemic. We must work together as a community and follow all health guidelines in order to protect one another. #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/zsTaH2sJ7v— Muslim World League (@MWLOrg_en) March 31, 2020
Somali women protest against the killing Friday night of at least one civilian during the overnight curfew, intended to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, on a street in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia on April 25, 2020. (AP)
“Nothing could be further from the truth”
Hundreds of mourners gather in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, to observe a funeral. (AP)
“Faith without science remains without support”
General view of Kaaba at the Grand Mosque, after Saudi authorities suspended Umrah amid the fear of coronavirus outbreak, at the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on March 5, 2020. (Reuters)