Minister of Health says about the fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine, Indonesia is ready?

Suara.com – Currently, several countries have intensified the second booster vaccine or the fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine. How about Indonesia? Responding to this, the Minister of Health or Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said that his party would still focus on the first booster vaccine or the third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, which is currently being intensified.

“Our third dose is still only 8 percent, so we wait until the third dose of vaccine first,” said Minister of Health Budi to Suara.com some time ago when met at Dharmais Cancer Hospital, West Jakarta.

Minister of Health Budi also emphasized that his party will focus on providing booster vaccines to the elderly (elderly) who are more susceptible to Covid-19 infection and experience greater severity.

“We focus on the elderly who want to be chased for the third dose of vaccine,” said Minister of Health Budi.

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Currently, as of March 27, 2022, the achievement of the first booster vaccination has only reached 19.9 million people or 9.6 percent of the total target of 208 million people.

Meanwhile, the primary vaccine or the complete two-dose Covid-19 vaccine has only reached 157.8 million or 75 percent of the total target of 208 million people.

The government is targeting that in March 2022, the two-dose Covid-19 vaccine has reached a minimum of 90 percent.

As for the booster vaccine, the government is targeting completion by the end of 2022, with 208 million people being vaccinated against the Covid-19 booster or the third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

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