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Indonesia Approves AstraZeneca’s Vaccine for Emergency Use

In a news conference, BPOM Chief, Penny K. Lukito said, Indonesia has approved Astrazeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.

More than one million doses of the vaccine arrived late on Monday via the COVAX global vaccine-alliance scheme. The vaccine will be given to people 18 years old and above.

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said that Indonesia will get about 11.7 million doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine through COVAX, which will come in batches till May.

“Besides efforts to secure domestic supplies, Indonesia’s support for the principle of equal access to vaccines for all needs to continue,” Marsudi said.

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