Indonesia on Sunday acquired its first cargo of coronavirus vaccine from China, its president introduced.
“I wish to convey the excellent news that right this moment the federal government has acquired 1.2 million doses from China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd.” Joko Widodo advised a web based information briefing.
The vaccine has gone by medical trials within the archipelago nation, he mentioned, including that the federal government is working to safe one other 1.eight million doses by early January.
Well being Ministry Agus Putranto on Dec. three shortlisted six COVID-19 vaccines for doable use in Indonesia: state-owned PT Bio Farma, Oxford’s AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer and BioNTech, and China’s Sinopharm and Sinovac.
Complete confirmed circumstances within the nation of 270 million individuals have reached 575,796 with 17,740 deaths, the best in Southeast Asia, in accordance with the US’ Johns Hopkins College.
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