Local gov’ts need to strengthen Omicron prevention: Epidemiologist

Field epidemiologist from Jenderal Soedirman University (Unsoed) dr. Yudhi Wibowo reminded local governments to continue strengthening efforts to prevent the spread of Omicron, following reports of two confirmed COVID-19 patients who died from the variant. “Regional governments need to strengthen efforts to prevent the spread of Omicron, one of which is by tightening the application […]

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Police chief lauds Muhammadiyah’s contribution to health sector

Chief of the Indonesian Police General Listyo Sigit Prabowo has praised Muhammadiyah Islamic organization for its continued contributions to the country’s health sector, including the development of hospitals. “Muhammadiyah is one of the largest mass organizations in Indonesia that pay great attention to activities for the benefit of mankind,” he said in a written statement […]

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Epidemiologist pushes for massive tracing to contain Omicron cases

Epidemiologist from Andalas University, Padang, West Sumatra, Defriman Djafri has called on the government to intensify screening, testing, tracing and analysis of whole genome sequences (WGS) to suppress the spread of COVID-19 Omicron variant in the country. “This strategy is to ensure that we can identify quickly, and the identified cases must be strictly quarantined, on […]

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Bali reminds schools to apply health protocols during offline learning

The Deputy Governor of Bali Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati has reminded teachers to always apply strict health protocols during the implementation of face-to-face learning. “Even though students have received the COVID-19 vaccination, they must always implement health protocols as one of the main keys to protect themselves,” Sukawati said here, Sunday. Therefore, he had asked […]

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