Local Governments Accelerate Preparation for Vaccination Officers
Health workers are waiting for the confirmation of clinical trials and the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine of Sinovac.
SEMARANG, KOMPAS — A number of local governments in Central Java are accelerating the training for COVID-19 vaccination officers while waiting for the distribution of vaccines from the cold storage of the Central Java provincial government. The local governments have also set up special tasks to monitor and verify reports of post-vaccination effects.
A total of 62,560 doses of Sinovac\'s vaccine from state-owned pharmaceutical company PT Bio Farma, Bandung, West Java, arrived at the warehouse of the Central Java Health Office in Semarang on Monday. In the next few days, the vaccine will be distributed to 35 regencies/cities in Central Java, while still under special handling. Head of the Central Java Health Office Yulianto Prabowo said Tuesday (5/1/2021) in Semarang that currently 2,785 vaccinators in Central Java are ready to work.