Even with moderate intervention, 48,000 Indonesians could die, but the number could be lowered to 12,000 with “high-intensity intervention”, the University of Melbourne study found.
COVID-19 could and should be a game-changer, and may see improvements to global health regulations making vaccines faster to develop, test and introduce in the future, according to an expert in health policy and law from The University of Western Australia.
The volunteers will help inform authorities about the pandemic in the country’s almost 75,000 villages, collect data on people exhibiting symptoms of infection and enforce social distancing rules.
Located on a chain of islands off Sumatra and south of Singapore, the new hospital includes 360 additional hospital beds, isolation facilities and helipads.
The online map, which sources its data from every subdistrict across the province, is intended to increase public awareness of the gravity of the current situation.
In Medan, North Sumatra, a plucky team of students from GMKI, or the Indonesian Students’ Christian Movement, have stepped in to fill a gap in the city’s crisis response. They have started making their own hand sanitiser.
The Covid-19 outbreak is an unprecedented public health crisis. Yet it has also exposed the worst in university administrations across the world.
JN Joniad is a Rohingya refugee living in Indonesia after attempting to flee Myanmar for Australia in 2013. He is now witnessing Indonesia’s large refugee and asylum seeker population battle with the coronavirus pandemic.
Indonesia will issue a government regulation in lieu of law that will boost state spending by up to Rp 405.1 trillion as the budget deficit is anticipated to widen to 5.07 percent of GDP in the nation’s fight against COVID-19.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo is under mounting pressure over his handling of the coronavirus crisis, with critics warning he has not done enough to stop the spread of the virus in the country.
Each arises from our seeming unwillingness to respect the interdependence between ourselves, other animal species and the natural world more generally.
When a user is in the vicinity of another user whose data has been uploaded to PeduliLindungi, the app enables an anonymous exchange of identities, according to its official website.
Indonesia should learn from the meeting over 40,000 families ahead of the Lunar New Year in Wuhan on January 18 – thought to be the initial medium of the mass spread of the disease.
Indonesia may soon quarantine almost 30 million people in its capital and surrounding areas to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
West Jakarta authorities began to evacuate 183 people from a mosque and send them to the isolation facility after three tested positive.