The AstraZeneca Controversy
The AstraZeneca vaccine came under the spotlight after several European countries postponed its use. In Indonesia, the vaccine’s halal status has become something of a controversy.
INDONESIAN Ambassador for the United Arab Emirates, Husin Bagis, received the Covid-19 vaccination in October last year, the same with employees at the Indonesian embassy in Abu Dhabi. One month later, they received the second injection. “Everything went smoothly. The UAE government is among those pushing its Covid-19 vaccination program early,” Husin told Tempo via telephone on Friday, March 19.
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