Blood transfusions

Shaykh Gibril Fouad Haddad

Q. What is the Islamic belief is concerning blood transfusions?

A. A Muslim is allowed to receive blood from a non-Muslim. As for the recent [March 1997] donation of blood by Jordanian Muslim soldiers for non-Muslim schoolgirl victims of a Jordanian soldier’s shooting, then I suppose it falls under the heading of diyyat or compensation for unjust loss. Allah knows best.

 

Peace and Blessings upon the Prophet, his Family, and his Companions


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