No Vaccine is Ready
Monday, 1 August 2022
The government relies on vaccines to put a stop to the FMD outbreak infecting ruminant livestock. Preparations are only made after the outbreak worsened.
THE agriculture ministry aims to inject 29.6 million doses of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccines by the end of this year. As of July, only 755,000 doses of FMD vaccines had arrived in Indonesia. Director-General of Livestock and Animal Health, Nasrullah, said it is not easy to procure FMD vaccines.
The agriculture ministry appointed five vaccine importers. But only Boehringer Ingelheim France is ready. Boehringer Ingelheim Indonesian will imp...
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