Fatwa

Harmonising between the Prophet’s negation of contagious diseases and his forbiddance of entering a land which has a contagious disease, mixing with afflicted people and touching them―Imām Ibn Bāz, Imām Al-Albāni and Al-Hāfidh Ibn Hajr

The hadeeth that is reported from the Prophet (salallāhu ‘alaihi wasallam) negating contagious diseases is related to what the people of pre-Islamic ignorance used to believe―that a contagious disease itself brings about an effect (and [read on…]