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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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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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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Indonesia’s Strong Quake Injures One, Causes Property Damage

One person was injured after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province yesterday, according to official sources. The earthquake also damaged a church and several houses, the country’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency said, adding that, no deaths were reported and the tremors did not potentially trigger giant waves of tsunami. The quake jolted […]

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