The global shock of the coronavirus pandemic has forced Bali to confront an uncomfortable truth — its economy is addicted to tourism.
UGM researchers invented GeNose C19, a breath-based COVID-19 detection device with 89-92% sensitivity for detecting positive cases, comparable to RT-PCR (89%) and Read more
Deputy Health Minister Dante Saksono said the recent discovery of the B117 variant in local cases “poses a challenge” after a year of living with the pandemic.
As Indonesia’s Covid-19 case count continues to climb past one million, the government’s disregard of other public health measures in favour of an aggressive mandatory vaccination drive shows a clear neglect of its human rights obligations.
Indonesia has authorised one of the world’s first private vaccination schemes to run alongside its national programme so that companies can buy state-procured vaccines to inoculate their staff in Southeast Asia’s biggest country.
Vaccinating several billion people across the world is an enormous task and raises a number of important issues, including equitable distribution of the vaccines across and within…
The head of Indonesia’s COVID-19 task force has set an ambitious deadline by which Indonesia is to completely be rid of the coronavirus, with the targeted date falling on the country’s Independence Day.
Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno met with Bali Governor Wayan Koster on Thursday to discuss a soft loan of Rp9.9 trillion for Bali Island’s tourism industry and creative economy players this year.
Indonesia has approved Sinovac Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in the elderly, a letter from the food and drug agency shows, potentially changing the country’s strategy which has prioritised its working population first.
Amid the soaring number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia, the country’s government has decided to take a new measure on micro lockdown in an effort to control the lingering pandemic.
An intern doctor at a community health center (Puskesmas) in Central Java, one of the COVID-19 hardest-hit regions, is waiting anxiously for her turn to receive the vaccine she needs to protect her when treating patients.
In Indonesia, it can cost twice as much to transport a refrigerated container of oranges from Jakarta to Jayapura, in Papua, a distance of more than 4,300km, than it does to import it from Shanghai, a similar distance away.
The Chairman of Indonesian Red Cross predicts the Southeast Asian country hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic will likely see daily cases start to fall in April thanks to the sprawling archipelago’s ambitious vaccine rollout plan.
Indonesia has made some important first steps toward vaccinating its population against Covid-19. But it still has a long and convoluted journey Read more