The decision was also based on recommendation issued by the Indonesian Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (ITAGI).
Ministry of Health has announced that Sinovac vaccine will be used as a COVID-19 booster shot.
It raises a question: is getting vaccinated allowed during fasting?
Pre-existing condition shouldnt prevent the elderlies to get their COVID-19 vaccine doses even though they have to ensure the conditions are controlled.
While the majority of senior citizens in Jakarta have been fully-vaccinated, their participation in booster rollout is still currently low and needs to be improved.
Volunteers taking part in Merah Putih vaccine trial will be monitored for a year after they received the shot.
BPOM issues emergency use authorization (UEA) upon evaluation on the safety and efficacy aspects of Sinopharm vaccine, which will be used as homologous booster.