New Delhi: Much excitement is witnessed among minorities regarding ambitious nationwide measles-rubella vaccination drive. Muslim scholars and intellectuals have urged Muslims not to believe rumours about the vaccination and said taking care of one’s health is obligatory.
Noted cleric Dr Mufti Mukarram Ahmed said the vaccination is for good health hence everyone should go for the vaccination.
Secretary Madrasa Babul Uloom Maulana Dawood Zafar Ameeni also dispelled rumours and urged parents to vaccinate their children.
Saudi royal doctor Dr Hanif said Measles Rubella (MR) Vaccination drive is run by the government in collaboration with UNICEF hence people should avail the opportunity.
Assistant Prof of Medical college of Dr Nair Hospital in Mumbai, Dr Mohammed Abbas said this is compulsory, we should go for it. Immunisation for the diseases is compulsory for children aged between 9 months and 15 years.