Track Record of Covid-19 Vaccine Discovery Efforts and Stages Throughout Page all – Scientists of the world are still trying to find vaccine to overcome corona virus a new kind of cause Covid-19. There are dozens of vaccine candidates who are still undergoing various stages of trials before it is confirmed that it is safe to be given to citizens of the world. Vaccine manufacture usually […]

Corona cases are still high, this is the effect on the JCI until the end of October 2020

ILLUSTRATION. The high number of corona cases has the potential to suppress the Composite Stock Price Index (JCI). Reporter: Kenia Intan | Editor: Khomarul Hidayat KONTAN.CO.ID – JAKARTA. The number of corona cases in Indonesia continues to increase entering its seventh month after being announced on March 2, 2020. The total Covid-19 cases in Indonesia […]

Several Suspended Trials of Candidates for Covid-19 Vaccines and Drugs Page all – The efforts of scientists and a number of countries to find a vaccine and drug for Covid-19 are still ongoing. This effort is a race against time to find a vaccine. There are 11 vaccines that are currently in phase III trials in humans. However, not all testing processes went smoothly. Several Covid-19 […]

Daily cases of corona surpass the US, curfew is in place

ILLUSTRATION. The corona virus is rocking Europe. France imposed a curfew, while other European countries closed schools. REUTERS / Benoit Tessier Source: Reuters | Editor: Barratut Taqiyyah Rafie KONTAN.CO.ID – PARIS / PRAGUE. The corona virus is rocking Europe. France imposed a curfew, while other European countries closed schools, canceled operations in hospitals and enlisted […]

Russia gave approval for a second coronavirus vaccine

ILLUSTRATION. Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via video link at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia, August 11, 2020. Source: Reuters | Editor: SS Kurniawan KONTAN.CO.ID – MOSCOW. Russia gave regulatory approval for a second new coronavirus vaccine, President Vladimir Putin announced at a government meeting taking […]

In just 2 days, 4 million people in China have been tested for swabs

BEIJING, – More than 4 million people have been tested swab in just two days in the port city Qingdao, China. The government plans to conduct tests swab to 9 million people in Qingdao after the discovery of a small number of cases Covid-19 in that city. On Sunday (11/10/2020), the Qingdao authorities reported […]

WHO calls for 4 priorities to face the surge in corona, vaccines are not included!

KONTAN.CO.ID – GENEVA. World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said ensuring fair access to new coronavirus vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics was not the only right thing to do. “It is a smart thing that can be done to accelerate global economic recovery,” he said when opening the WHO East Mediterranean Regional Committee […]

Vaccines Are Not the Only Way Out of the Corona Pandemic

President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has issued Presidential Regulation (Perpres) Number 99/2020 concerning procurement and implementation coronavirus vaccine. Even so, vaccines are not the only way to get out of the Covid-19 pandemic. Spokesperson for the Covid-19 Handling Task Force Prof. Wiku Adisasmito said the vaccine is a form of medical intervention to strengthen people’s […]