Researchers Grinding Away
The pandemic makes Indonesian scientists go all out in facing the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Research, literature reviews, and virtual meetings are being done almost constantly. The situation demands they study and master new techniques.
THINGS have changed at the Tropical Diseases Institute building on Campus C at Airlangga University (Unair) in Mulyorejo, Surabaya, East Java, over the past nine months. Safety protocols have been tightened. The laboratory facilities in that building built over 20 years ago are like the one in Contagion, the 2011 Hollywood film about the global spread of a virus.
Take Thursday, December 17, as an example. Unidentified figures dressed in whi...