Vaccinating Asia: Midwives and soldiers in Indonesia mobilised to support country's inoculation drive

Indonesian midwife Resti Damanik is among 114,000 vaccinators mobilised to assist the country’s mass vaccination drive.
Indonesian midwife Resti Damanik is among 114,000 vaccinators mobilised to assist the country’s mass vaccination drive.ST PHOTO: LINDA YULISMAN

JAKARTA - For nearly three months now, Indonesian midwife Resti Damanik has had a second job: Giving people Covid-19 jabs.

Stationed at one of the community health clinics in capital city Jakarta, the 52-year-old carefully fills syringes with the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine and calmly injects health workers and the elderly - the priority recipients in the country.

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