Ministry of Health: Covid-19 vaccine valuable knowledge in the world of science, do not be afraid to participate in vaccinations All

JAKARTA, – Speaker vaccination Covid-19 Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia Siti Nadia Tarmizi stated: Covid-19 vaccination is one of the precious discoveries in the world of science that needs to be instantly exploited by the wider community.

“Vaccines are one of the most precious discoveries in the world of science, so people are asked not to hesitate or be afraid to take part.” vaccination“Siti Nadia Tarmizi said when she delivered a PPKM press release on YouTube KPCPEN that followed from Jakarta on Wednesday (10/11/2021), quoted from Antara.

Although he has been vaccinated and the pandemic situation is improving, Nadia reminded residents to follow health protocols to avoid spikes in cases.

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He said vaccination remains one of the important efforts that must be prioritized by the community along with testing, tracking and isolation, and compliance with health protocols.

“If we compare our data with global vaccination data, Indonesia ranks fifth in the number of people who received at least one vaccine dose and also the number of doses given,” he said.

He added that given the limited availability of vaccines on a global scale, vaccines are now available for domestic needs.

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Regarding the vaccination successes, he said that currently 21 provincial capitals had reached the target of more than 70 percent in November.

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When vaccinating children, Nadia said starting in counties / cities that hit the target dose of one, more than 70 percent of the total target and more than 60 percent of the older population.

The government plans to start vaccinating children in 2022.

“When you consider that there are 26.4 million children ages 6-11 in Indonesia, it takes 58.7 million doses for two injections,” he said.

As for the vaccine boosterAccording to Nadia, it is expected to launch in January 2022.

“According to ITAGI recommendations, Indonesia must currently give priority to full coverage of the Covid-19 vaccination in the general population. booster can be done when more than 50 percent of the target person is fully vaccinated, starting with priority in the elderly, “he said.

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Give according to Nadia booster started in the older group based on risk factor considerations and is expected to start in January 2022 when the targeted 50 percent are fully vaccinated.

Nadia also advised the public that the current easing policy for various activities must be used with caution.

“We all need to be selective in choosing priority activities by prioritizing health protocols so we can stay healthy and productive,” he said.

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Health protocols as mobility increases, Nadia said, may allow the virus to develop and mutate.

He also appealed to the operators of public spaces to carry out strict surveillance during operating hours in order to avoid crowds and provoke violations.

“To the whole community, let’s keep this good condition so we don’t have to pull the brake again. Stay disciplined with health protocols and get instant vaccines with every type of vaccine available,” he said.

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