Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, today, Wednesday, received the first dose of the Chinese “Corona FAC” vaccine against the Coronavirus, announcing the start of the vaccination campaign in the country.
This comes after the Indonesian government announced a program to vaccinate 181.5 million citizens in the country, which is the fourth largest country in the world by population, against the Corona virus.
Last Monday, the Indonesian Food and Drug Administration allowed the use of a Chinese vaccine against Corona, created by the Chinese company “Sinovac Biotec”, for Indonesia to become the first country outside China to adopt this vaccine.
The Indonesian adoption of the Chinese vaccine “Corona Vacc”, in which Jakarta received 3 million doses, while waiting for another 122.5 million doses, was preceded by giving the Council of Muslim Scholars, the country’s supreme religious body, last Friday, to adopt This vaccine is from the legal point of view, as it does not contain prohibited substances.
Source: “Reuters” + “France 24”