Heru Andriyanto, Novy Lumanauw, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has dropped the plan to allow citizens to pay for vaccination against Covid-19 instead of waiting in a long line
Health & Drugs
July 16, 2021
Syailendra Persada, Koran Tempo, Jakarta – An epidemiologist from Griffith University, Dicky Budiman, asked the government to extend the enforcement of the emergency state of pub
Valdya Baraputri – A firefighter hauling the dead from their homes, a lack of access to oxygen and a community banding together during a time of crisis.
Grace Nadia Chandra, Jakarta – AstraZeneca has begun delivering its Covid-19 vaccine to Indonesia, shipping more than one million doses on Friday, the first part of the country's 50 mil
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Every day, before 7am, volunteers gather in front of a house in Yogyakarta.
Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Indonesia on Friday (July 16) began giving booster shots to its medical workers inoculated with Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine, as it battles a record-breaking sur
Jakarta – Indonesian health system failed to stem the spread of the pandemic. Stop politicizing the pandemic and entrust the handling of it to the medical authorities.
Jinshan Hong – Indonesia's daily Covid-19 case count has passed Brazil's to become the worst in the world, hitting a record 56,757 on Thursday as the highly-contagious delta variant ram
Nur Janti, Jakarta – The government started on Thursday the distribution of free medicine packages to support self-isolating COVID-19 patients during their isolation period amid soaring
Robert Campion – Following months of skyrocketing daily cases and deaths, Indonesia overtook all other countries this week to become the new global epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic
Jakarta – The Ministry of Health has reached an agreement with Pfizer Indonesia and BioNTech to procure 50 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine throughout 2021 to accelerate its vaccine
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Natasia Christy Wahyuni, Herman, Kezia Kho, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has provided 600,000 packages of free medicine for people infected with Covid-
July 15, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Thursday had ordered the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) commander Hadi Tjahjanto to coordinate the distribution of free Covid-19
Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia is bracing for its Covid-19 outbreak to get worse after a near vertical climb in cases, a senior minister said on Thursday (July 15), warning that infectio
Gibran Rakabuming Raka, President Joko Widodo's eldest son and the mayor of Solo, says that he will continue to carry out his duties remotely after testing positive for the coronavirus
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The civil coalition for proper healthcare access suspected that the government was more concerned about the economy than the health sector in containing
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – Indonesia is making a new appeal for oxygen tanks as it enters its "worst case scenario", surpassing even India and Brazil right now in new
More often than not, a negative PCR test result is desired for ease of mind or as an administrative requirement, that the emergence of criminals selling fake negative results was a nigh
Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – World Health Organisation Immunization Program Unit Head Ann Lindstrand has criticised the Gotong Royong paid vaccination program in Indonesia.
Fajar Pebrianto, Maudey K.
Eduard Lazarus Teguh Maulana – Since mid-May, Indonesia has faced a massive surge in Covid-19 infections with the number of reported positive daily cases increasing fivefold.
Jakartans traveling throughout the city are more likely to bump into roadblocks starting today as the police step up measures to limit mobility in the capital.
Indonesia has added another weapon to assist it in its struggle against COVID-19, and it's a vaccine that has proved to be successful in slowing down coronavirus transmissions in other
July 14, 2021
HA Kapisa and Rahmad Nasution in Manokwari, West Papua – Indonesian police have begun tightening entry controls in Manokwari district and Sorong city as part of the enforcement of an em
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin confirmed that the Gotong Royong vaccination program for individuals was planned because similar programs through pri