Mohammed Amir, the imam of the Stoke’s City Central Mosque, receives a COVID-19 vaccination in February in Stoke, England. Imams across the United Kingdom are reassuring Muslims that the COVID-19 vaccine is permissible under Muslim law, as disinformation and mistrust of the authorities led to a lower acceptance rate among British Muslims.

STOKE, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 26: Mohammed Amir the Imam of the Stoke’s City Central Mosque receives a COVID-19 vaccination on February 26, 2021 in Stoke, England. Imams across the United Kingdom are reassuring Muslims that the COVID-19 vaccine is permissible under Muslim law, as targeted misinformation on the internet and a mis-trust of the authorities has caused a lower acceptance rate amongst the community. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)