Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – The Food and Drugs Monitoring Agency (BPOM) cautioned stakeholders, including pharmaceutical firms that produce Ivermectin, to stop promoting the medicine as a t
Health & Drugs
July 23, 2021
Tasha Wibawa – A COVID-19 crisis has unfolded as the highly transmissible Delta variant tears through Indonesia, where health facilities have buckled under the pressure.
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – When Martin, a 63-year-old resident of west Jakarta, lost his mother-in-law to COVID-19 last week, he set about organising her cremation.
Kate Lamb – Indonesia is suffering a devastating wave of coronavirus infections, driven by the Delta variant, but the government is already talking about relaxing social curbs enacted e
The speed and scale of the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia has created a perfect breeding ground for a potential new super-strain that could be even more contagious and deadly than th
Gemma Holliani Cahya in Jakarta and Rebecca Ratcliffe – Scenes that have for months haunted hospitals across Indonesia's Java island are appearing across the country, as the Delta varia
The story of a third grader from East Kalimantan who became an orphan after his parents succumbed to COVID-19 has tugged at the hearts of Indonesians across the country.
Max Lane – In Indonesia, a paid vaccination programme bombed out in a span of days.
July 22, 2021
Maghvira Arzaq Karima, Maudey K. Setyakusuma (Intern), Jakarta – The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Indonesia has drastically increased, including in the Papua Province.
Jakarta (Bloomberg) – When Indonesian President Joko Widodo spoke with influential business groups on June 30 to discuss imposing a full-scale lockdown as Covid-19 cases spiked, he was
Valmai Alzena Karla, Jakarta – The Indonesian Religious Affairs Ministry Head of research, development, education, and training, Achmad Gunaryo, on Thursday claims that its recent study
Jayapura – Hospitals in Papua are nearing full capacity amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, with health officials bracing for the full impact of the virulent Delta variant on one of the cou
Indonesians turning to drugs during the pandemic has become a topic of discussion after a certain celebrity couple's recent meth bust, with official data pointing towards increased abus
Grace Nadia Chandra, Sahrudin Nurdin, Iman Rahman Cahyadi, Jakarta – The police have prepared to press charges against a man from Ternate, North Maluku, who last week donned his wife's
Agustinus Beo Da Costa – Hospitals in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua are nearing full capacity amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, with health officials bracing for the full impact
Wisnu Agung Prasetyo – Indonesia reported the highest number of new coronavirus infections in the world for the week that ended on July 18, according to the World Health Organization.
Jakarta – The government is thanking everyone who has helped tackle the Covid-19 pandemic and ensure the strict social restrictions are in order.
Tom Allard, Jakarta – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged Indonesia to implement a stricter and wider lockdown to combat surging COVID-19 infections and deaths, just d
Residents of a village in East Java's Situbondo regency were caught on film destroying the coffin of a deceased COVID-19 patient, the video of which has widely circulated in Indonesia.
Jakarta – The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Indonesia exceeded the 3 million mark on Thursday amid a dramatic surge in new infections and record-breaking daily death toll
Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) has found indications of connections between political party members, public officials and businesspeople in the use of the drug Ivermectin to
A community of koi breeders and sellers in Indonesia may have saved COVID-19 patients desperate for pure oxygen from inhaling regular air, with authorities investigating an alleged oxyg
Lani Diana Wijaya, Maudey K. Setyakusuma, Jakarta – Criminal sanctions will be imposed towards the violators of health protocols in Jakarta.
Jakarta (Agencies) – Indonesia reported a record high 1,383 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to data from the country's COVID-19 task force (Satgas COVID-19).
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Usually every Eid al-Adha, Riki Priyanto's father would bring home goat or beef from the nearby mosque.