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June 22, 2022

Tempo - June 22, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) has asked the government and the community to step up booster vaccinations as an anticipatory measure against the increase in

June 21, 2022

Jakarta Globe - June 21, 2022

Maria Fatima Bona, Jakarta – Indonesia has recorded more than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases in a day for six consecutive days that should be greeted with alarm, a government spokesman said o

June 20, 2022

Tempo - June 20, 2022

Zacharias Wuragil, Jakarta – Indonesia recorded over 1,000 daily cases of Covid-19 over the weekend.

June 18, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 18, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia has moved a step closer to its goal of becoming a vaccine production hub, as a series of locally developed COVID-19 vaccine candidates enter the advanced stages of c

June 14, 2022

Straits Times - June 14, 2022

Eileen Ng, Singapore – Indonesia believes it can overcome the next Covid-19 wave, likely driven by the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants, as most of its population have high levels of a

June 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - June 13, 2022

Hendro D Situmorang, Maria Fatima Bona, Jakarta – The government has pledged to accelerate the delivery of booster vaccine doses to Indonesia's most vulnerable population as it expected

June 12, 2022

Tempo - June 12, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Increasing vaccination coverage is key for curbing the recent spike in the COVID-19 caseload in Indonesia, an epidemiologist has said.

June 11, 2022

Tempo - June 11, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia reported four patients infected with the new subvariant of Covid-19 omicron, BA.4 and BA.5.

Jakarta Globe - June 11, 2022

Hendro Situmorang, Jakarta – The Health Ministry is reviewing the decision to lift mask requirements in outdoor settings after the daily Covid-19 number topped 500 in the past few days.

June 9, 2022

Jakarta Globe - June 9, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The phase 3 clinical trial for the homegrown Covid-19 vaccine developed by state-run pharmaceutical company Bio Farma and US medical school Baylor College

June 8, 2022

Tempo - June 8, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI) task force head Zubairi Djoerban on Wednesday said that he believes Indonesia is currently entering the Covid-19 endemic phase

June 3, 2022

Tempo - June 3, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The spokesman for the COVID-19 Handling Task Force, Wiku Adisasmito, said the pandemic situation which is getting more controlled recently has led to rising economic g

Antara News - June 3, 2022

Hreeloita Dharma S, Suharto, Jakarta – COVID-19 full vaccination coverage among older adults in three provinces in Java is still lower than that of other provinces, a spokesman stated.

June 2, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - June 2, 2022

For some in the field of medicine, TikTok fun trumps the Hippocratic Oath.

May 31, 2022

Straits Times - May 31, 2022

Jakarta (Bloomberg) – Once precious Covid-19 vaccines, now expired, will be destroyed to make way for routine children's immunisations in Indonesia as coronavirus worries ease.

May 29, 2022

Tempo - May 29, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Foot and mouth disease infecting cattle could acutely damage the ruminant livestock industry, with annual losses estimated at a total of Rp9.9 trillion.

May 28, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 28, 2022

Jakarta – After two years of closure, office buildings across Greater Jakarta can now reopen in full, welcoming back those who have been forced to work from home due to the COVID-19 res

May 23, 2022

Tempo - May 23, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Health – citing a report from the Covid-19 task force – revealed that 44,099,737 people had received booster shots up until Sunday noon of M

Coconuts Jakarta - May 23, 2022

Indonesians may soon be a step closer to post-pandemic life, as the government says it plans to end a COVID-19 restrictions protocol the country has had to live with for over a year.

May 22, 2022

Tempo - May 22, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Muhadjir Effendy said that corona virus disease (COVID-19) would be treated as an ordinary disease once the gov

May 19, 2022

Antara News - May 19, 2022

Anita Permata, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The number of Indonesian citizens who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 has reached 166.49 million as of Thursday, according to the Ministr

May 18, 2022

Tempo - May 18, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Epidemiologist from Australia's Griffith University, Dicky Budiman, assessed that President Jokowi's policy that allows people to take off face masks in o

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 18, 2022

Jakarta – In the past few weeks, health authorities have been puzzled by a mysterious strain of hepatitis popping up among children in several parts of the country since the first suspe

Antara News - May 18, 2022

Rangga P A J, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – Access to safe drinking water in Indonesia currently only reaches 11 percent, Indonesian Vice President Ma'ruf Amin stated during the Sanitation a

Tempo - May 18, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin stated that there is no significant increase in COVID-19 cases after the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Jakarta Globe - May 18, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia on Wednesday reported that it had identified 14 suspected cases of acute hepatitis of unknown origin, thirteen of which were still waiting for th

May 17, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 17, 2022

Lona Olavia, Jakarta – The government has decided to relax the mask requirement in open places with no crowds and drop the testing rule for domestic and foreign travelers, President Jok

May 15, 2022

Tempo - May 15, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – At least 42.4 million Indonesian citizens have received the third or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Saturday, according to a report from the COVID-19 Handl

May 13, 2022

Tempo - May 13, 2022

Tempo Magazine, Tempo.Co, Jakarta – After the discovery of microplastic contamination in water wells and pipe water, followed by traces of it in bottled water, another new study

May 12, 2022

UCA News - May 12, 2022

Ryan Dagur – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in collaboration with Timor-Leste's Ministry of Health is providing nutritional assistance for hundreds of thousands of malnouri

Jakarta Globe - May 12, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Hypertension, a condition in which one's blood pressure reading consistently exceeds 140/90 mm Hg, remains a worrying health problem in Indonesia.

May 11, 2022

Tempo - May 11, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The Indonesian Covid-19 task force spokesperson Wiku Adisasmito in a virtual press conference on Tuesday claims cases remained under control for the past

Jakarta Post - May 11, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – North Sumatra's Medan Health Agency has reported the suspected hepatitis-linked death of a 2-year-old child as cases of an unidentified type of childhood hepati

May 9, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 9, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia recently announced that it so far had detected 15 cases of acute hepatitis.

Tempo - May 9, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – A spokesman for the COVID-19 Task Force, Wiku Adisasmito, confirmed that the enforcement of the public activity restrictions or PPKM policy is still in ef

ABC News - May 9, 2022

Stephanie Sinclair, Daniel Fitzgerald and Amy Phillips – The Australian government has offered Indonesia financial support to secure a vaccine to contain an outbreak of Foot and Mouth D

May 7, 2022

UCA News - May 7, 2022

Ryan Dagur – Timor-Leste's government has launched a national program to combat endemic malnutrition that afflicts nearly half of children under five in the Catholic-majority nation.

May 6, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - May 6, 2022

Mike Foley – An outbreak of the highly infectious foot and mouth disease has been reported in Indonesia's East Java, posing a potential multibillion-dollar threat to the Australian live

May 5, 2022

Straits Times - May 5, 2022

Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – A few more suspected cases of acute hepatitis among children have been reported in Indonesia after the deaths of three paediatric patients allegedly caused by

May 3, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 3, 2022

Maria Fatima Bona, Jakarta – The doctors association has called on all medical professionals in Indonesia to increase alert for any symptoms of hepatitis in children and adults after th

April 29, 2022

Tempo - April 29, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The Indonesian Covid-19 task force announced on Thursday, April 28, 2022, that the daily growth of confirmed coronavirus cases was 412 with most of them comin

April 27, 2022

Indonesia at Melbourne - April 27, 2022

Linda Rae Bennett and Setiyani Marta Dewi – Indonesian Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin announced on 20 April that his ministry was adding the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to t

April 26, 2022

Tempo - April 26, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine can be used as a booster following the Supreme Court's decision on the halal vaccines that the government can use for the immunization progr

April 23, 2022

Tempo - April 23, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Indonesia was added to 522 people on Saturday, April 23.

April 20, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - April 20, 2022

The Indonesian government has included the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine as a mandatory vaccine in its national immunization program.

April 19, 2022

Tempo - April 19, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has again decided to extend the enforcement of the public mobility restrictions or PPKM policy in Java-Bali regions until May 9, 2022.

Jakarta Post - April 19, 2022

Jakarta – The government has further extended public activity restriction (PPKM) level 2 in all Greater Jakarta areas from Tuesday to May 9, which covers the Idul Fitri celebration peri

Jakarta Globe - April 19, 2022

Jakarta – More than 99 percent of the Indonesian population already has antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, from vaccination and natural infections, a government s

April 18, 2022

Reuters - April 18, 2022

Almost all residents of Indonesia's most populous island of Java have antibodies against COVID-19, owing to a combination of prior infection and vaccination against the virus, a governm