On July 15, 2021, the Indonesian Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM) finally granted the Emergency Use Authorization for Ivermectin as the therapeutic drug to cure covid-19.
This was due to the country’s “worst-case scenario” epidemic at the time according to officials. The number of cases were soaring in the country and the medical authorities were desperate to control the outbreak.
Indonesia experienced a spike in covid infection and deaths in July and was struggling to slow the virus transmission due to its large population. The country was one of the nations greatly affected during the covid pandemic. Indonesia is ranked as the world’s fourth most populous country with 277 million people.
So why is the Jacinda government persisting with something that doesn’t work? It’s becoming obvious that she’s put the country into a secret multi-billion-dollar agreement with Pfizer and the people need to know what it is. Although OIA requests have been refused on this subject, there must be whistle-blowers in the corridors of power. —Eds