Jokowi gets Sinovac’s Covid-19 jab

President Joko Widodo being administered the Covid-19 vaccine at the presidential palace in Jakarta today. – EPA pic, January 13, 2021.

INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo received the country’s first Covid-19 jab Wednesday, as the sprawling archipelago of nearly 270 million kicked off a mass vaccination drive to clamp down on soaring case rates.

In a procedure broadcast live on television, the 59-year-old leader, better known as Jokowi, was inoculated at the state palace in Jakarta along with his health minister and several senior officials, as well as business and religious leaders.

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