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 met with widespread resistance.
Many Indonesians and others across Asia getting vaccinated while on vacation — what one tour company has dubbed “Air V&V”.
While COVID-19 has overwhelmed the best healthcare systems in developed nations, resource-limited hospitals in countries such as Indonesia faced even greater, unprecedented challenges.
Ketika COVID-19 membuat sistem pelayanan kesehatan terbaik di negara-negara maju kewalahan, rumah sakit-rumah sakit dengan sumber daya terbatas di negara-negara seperti Indonesia menghadapi tantangan yang lebih besar dan belum pernah terjadi sebelumnya.
The COVID-19 ward at the Jakarta hospital where resident doctor Amira* works is over capacity, but patients continue to arrive at the emergency department around the clock with coronavirus symptoms.
Memasuki bulan keenam vaksinasi COVID-19 di Indonesia, tampaknya pemerintah sulit mencapai target untuk menuntaskan vaksinasi pada 70 persen populasi paling cepat akhir tahun ini dan paling lambat Maret tahun depan.
Gusman Suherman said his father was consumed by coronavirus misinformation and “hoax messages” circulating on text messaging apps in his hometown of Bandung, the capital of West Java, Indonesia, before he died.
Indonesia grapples with high COVID rates among children as health experts urge people to protect their kids
It’s been nine days since mother-of-four Seli Aisyah went to visit her parents, despite being warned not to. Now, she and all of her children have tested positive for COVID-19. Her youngest is just 18 months old.
Australia will provide immediate health support to Indonesia as it battles its deadliest COVID-19 wave yet, amid growing pressure on the government to step up its response to the escalating crisis “on its doorstep”.
NAIDOC week has just begun and, after several tumultuous years of disasters in Australia, the theme this year is Heal Country. In the last two years, Australia has suffered crippling drought that saw the Darling-Baaka run dry, catastrophic bushfires, and major flooding throughout coastal and inland areas of Australia’s east.
To combat the country’s worst COVID-19 case surge yet, which peaked at more than 27,000 new cases on Saturday, the government has pinned its hopes on a new, modified round of COVID-19 restrictions.
Dozens of coronavirus patients died after a public hospital on Indonesia’s main island of Java ran out of liquid oxygen amid a nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases, a hospital official said Sunday.
Indonesia has ordered oxygen-makers to prioritise medical needs amid growing demand from Covid-19 patients, the government said on 4 July, following more than 60 deaths in a hospital where supply of the life-saving gas was almost exhausted.
Tents have popped up and spaces repurposed as hospitals in Jakarta find themselves barely coping with the soaring numbers of Covid-19 patients that have also left medical workers with fatigue and burnout.
President Joko Widodo said Indonesia facing ‘extraordinary situation’ as cases go past 2 million amid detection of new variants.