While rich and poor countries grapple with the new medical threat known as Zika, Indonesia for decades has had to deal with other kinds of zoonotic diseases, like rabies and anthrax. Since the late 1990s, rabies has killed more than 200 people in East Nusa Tenggara province. This year alone,…
Gorontalo Regency recorded its first case of anthrax in 2012. The disease has since become an epidemic. The government and communities are working together to eliminate anthrax.
A meeting was held in the Unex Area Cargo building at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Tangerang, Banten, Tuesday night last week. Its participants were from the National Police, the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the Directorate-General of Customs.
There were about 20 people in the room, including Chief of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) Insp.
- Inspector-General Setyo Wasisto, Chief of National Police Public Relations: we need further regulations