The world is very vulnerable to zoonoses. Zoonotic diseases do not emerge suddenly. Zoonotic pathogens are capable of spreading and infecting humans if their natural bounds are disturbed or damaged.
Many still have poor awareness of the causes, transmission and prevention of tuberculosis (TB). As a result, negative stigma emerges and hinders TB mitigation efforts in Indonesia.
As the number of COVID-19 cases surged, the government increased the capacity of referral hospitals and laboratories. The role of all parties is expected to help Indonesia overcome this disease.
A bitter article was published in The Guardian daily on March 14. Coronavirus may force UK doctors to decide who they save, wrote Jonathan Ives.
The government continues to coordinate measures to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak. The measures must be able to quickly build public trust.
Singapore established a measurable system of the epidemic to curb the spread of the Covid-19. This is not a unilateral policy applied to certain areas only. For Indonesia, it is never too late to implement a policy.
The spread of Covid-19 is not just alarming but also frightening, especially when public information is not delivered promptly, completely or clearly. Instead of preventing panic, it only makes the situation worse.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 has driven the community, education activists and telecommunications operators to join hands. They producing content about COVID-19 prevention based on information in the mainstream media.
The government is reallocating and restructuring the state budget to focus on preventing and mitigating the economic impacts of the Covid-19. Consumer purchasing power and industrial performance must be maintained.