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Indonesia COVID vaccination to start Wednesday using Sinovac drug

Country is first, outside China, to greenlight those vaccines for emergency use

Indonesian armed police protecting a truck containing the Sinovac vaccine that has been greenlighted for emergency use from Wednesday.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's food and drugs agency on Monday approved the COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech for emergency use, paving the way for the archipelago to begin its planned mass vaccination program.

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