In light of current events, Rabbi Asher Weiss, shlit”a presented a shiur on “Coronavirus in Halacha.” How are we supposed to act and react when there is a danger of infectious diseases and of a pandemic? What does the halacha say?  How have Gedolei Yisroel ruled throughout the ages in such situations? What is our approach supposed to be? What is defined as risk in a dangerous situation to warrant taking the proper measures to save lives? 

Rabbi Asher Weiss presented this shiur at the Beit Medrash Govoha for Medical HalachaPlease click here to view the shiur.


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