<img src="https://trc.taboola.com/1321591/log/3/unip?en=page_view" width="0" height="0" style="display:none">
Fact Check Library

Fact Check with Logically.

Download the Free App Today

false
false

CLAIM ID

e8852dd9

Pork extract is used to develop the COVID-19 vaccine.

Major COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers have published their ingredients in vaccine production, and none of them mention the use of pig fat in them.

Indonesian Muslim clerics had sparked the talk on whether or not the COVID-19 vaccine was permissible to be used under Islamic law. As corporations race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine and countries scramble to secure doses, the utilization of pork products has raised concerns among Muslims.

The ingredients within the vaccine candidates approved or within the method of being approved worldwide -Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca, and the Covaxin revealed that pork fat isn't a part of their COVID-19 vaccines. Spokespeople for Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna, have said that pork products are not part of their COVID-19 vaccines. The inadequate supply and preexisting deals worth millions of dollars with other companies suggest that some countries with high Muslim populations, such as Indonesia, will receive vaccines that have not yet been certified to be gelatin-free. The Indonesian government has said it will involve the Muslim clerical body in the COVID-19 vaccine procurement and certification process. However, the critical vaccines that are approved so far do not contain pig extract or fat.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

Have a question or correction?

Please tell us if you think this claim had been misjudged or requires correction by sending us evidence to support your error claim. We will revisit our evidence and verdict and do some additional research to double check if we can verify the new information

Fact Check of the Day

false

The Arizona election audit found tens of thousands of illegitimate ballots.