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Outbreak threatens Asiad

  • Gemma Holliani Cahya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, December 7 2017 | 12:10 am
Outbreak threatens Asiad

PREMIUM The government is set to hold a massive vaccination campaign in regions hit by a diphtheria outbreak — particularly in densely populated areas such as Jakarta, Banten and West Java — amid concerns of rising anti-vaccine sentiment in the country.

Health officials said they were racing against time to contain the spread of the disease in 12 regencies in three provinces in the northwester...