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COVID vaccines

Indonesia to give booster Moderna shots to health workers

Vaccines to be delivered to 1.47m medics from next week

People wait to receive a vaccine against COVID-19, as the Indonesia government speeds up its inoculation effort by deploying a mobile vaccine van in Jakarta on Friday.

JAKARTA -- Indonesia plans to give booster Moderna shots to health workers, amid its struggles to contain the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.

Indonesia's medics have mostly been inoculated with the Chinese vaccines, over which doubts continue over their efficacy, especially against the highly transmissible delta variant.

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