People have the Right to an Explanation
Hope is placed in 200 vials of Fomepizole, an antidote to acute kidney injury (AKI) in children. This drug inhibits the deterioration of the kidneys to prevent death.
To this day, cases of death in children with atypical progressive acute kidney injury are still high. Until 26 October 2022, 269 cases were reported across 34 provinces in the country. Of that figure, there were 157 deaths or 58.3 percent of the total number of cases.
The death rate being above 50 percent and the wide coverage has led the people to urge the government to declare this an extraordinary occurrence (KLB). However, the government typically declares an extraordinary event for infectious diseases.