Indonesia’s nuclear authorities said on Monday (Feb 17) they would investigate the radioactive contamination of a patch of land in a housing complex outside Jakarta, and called for calm.
Indonesian Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto said yesterday that Singapore is not the “epicentre” of the coronavirus outbreak despite the rise in the number of confirmed cases in the Republic.
“The corona virus has been around for a long time, both in humans and animals,” says Prof. Soewarno of the Veterinary Medicine department at Universitas Airlangga.
Indonesia found 54 false information about the virus on the Indonesian websites and social media earlier this month.
Two Indonesian women who allegedly posted misinformation online about the deadly coronavirus have been arrested, police said, as they warned dozens of hoaxes were being rapidly shared.
Indonesia has insisted on imposing a travel ban to and from China as an effort to prevent a deadly coronavirus from spreading, even after a Chinese envoy expressed disagreement over the plan.
Resistance to antibiotics has become a crucial global health problem; the World Health Organization predicts there could be 10 million deaths due to antibiotic resistance by 2050.
Minister Yasonna Laoly says that Indonesia cannot abruptly stop its visa-free policy for all Chinese nationals, citing concerns over diplomatic relations, despite mounting calls for the government to do so.
Calls are mounting for Indonesia to escalate preparedness against the Wuhan coronavirus, even though the country has no confirmed cases as of Sunday (Jan 26).
Despite significant government attention to the issue, rates of child stunting remain stubbornly high in Indonesia. There is a stunting prevalence of 30.8 per cent, which makes Indonesia a high prevalence country.
The Annuqayah Islamic boarding school in Madura has been involved in various environmental protection projects. The school has now initiated a program to develop herbal medicine through local methods.
NIVA is a non-invasive device which uses PPG (photoplethysmograph) and blood pressure sensors that analyze blood vessels in human body.