Deservedly or not, Pfizer’s vaccine is arguably essentially the most hyped amongst all COVID-19 vaccines in Indonesia. And now Jakartans can get their jab after Indonesia obtained their first cargo of the vaccine not too long ago — however the rollout is extraordinarily restricted in the mean time.
Beginning at this time, the Pfizer vaccine is obtainable at 4 areas, particularly the Cilandak District and Lebak Bulus Sub-district Puskesmas (neighborhood clinics) in South Jakarta, the Well being Ministry BPSDM (coaching middle) on Jalan Grasp Jebat, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, and the Judo Stadium in Kelapa Gading, East Jakarta.
To register for the Pfizer jab in Cilandak or Lebak Bulus, you may observe the hyperlinks contained within the put up beneath. Do notice that the clinics are solely administering 60 Pfizer jabs per day, and you’re suggested to observe the Instagram account for additional updates or modifications concerning registration.
To get your shot in Kelapa Gading, you may register by way of the JAKI sensible metropolis app. As for the Grasp Jebat vaccination drive, you may register by way of Loket however do notice that there’s at present no choice to decide on which vaccine you need to obtain (which is all properly and good, as a result of one of the best vaccine you may get is the one that’s instantly out there to you).
In any respect of those areas, the Pfizer jab is barely out there for these over the age of 18 and have handed the medical screening on web site. At the moment, the Pfizer vaccine will not be meant to be administered as a 3rd or a booster shot, and is barely out there to those that haven’t but obtained their first COVID-19 vaccine dose.
Indonesia obtained a cargo of some 1.5 million doses of the mRNA-based vaccine on Thursday, with this explicit batch bought by the federal government. The nation is anticipated to obtain round 50 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine in complete this yr, together with 4.6 million doses within the coming weeks donated by a WHO-backed initiative to distribute vaccines to growing nations.
Within the early phases, the Well being Ministry said the Pfizer vaccine would solely be out there within the Larger Jakarta Space as amenities capable of deal with and retailer the doses within the required temperatures of -60 to -90 levels Celsius will not be but out there exterior of the capital.
Indonesia’s Meals and Medication Monitoring Company (BPOM) issued its emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine in mid-July, making it the second mRNA vaccine to get regulatory approval within the nation after the Moderna vaccine.
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