Non-health care professionals—including desk workers, socialites, bureaucrats, government officials, and family members of regional heads—were vaccinated in the first-stage vaccination program. Messy data is believed to be one of the causes of leaks in the vaccination program.
ON Thursday, February 11, Mansyur—not his real name—visited a community health center (puskesmas) in East Jakarta, carrying an expired pharmacist’s registration letter. The 29-year-old man hoped to be given a free Covid-19 vaccination. “I was worried that I would be infected and would be bringing the virus home,” Mansyur told Tempo on Friday, February 19.
Two health centers had already refused to give him the inject...