Sunday, 14 January 2018 13:44

Minister Guarantees Diphtheria Vaccine Supplies for Outbreak

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Health Minister Nila Farid Moeloek guaranteed three types of vaccines DPT-HB-Hib, DT and Td, used in outbreak respons immunization (ORI) programwill be sufficient to handle diphtheria emergency (KLB) in Indonesia.Nila has ordered PT Biofarma as a state-owned company producing the vaccines to increase production capacity from 15 million vials peryear into 19.5 million vials per yearNila said on Sunday (14/1) that it is sufficient, to handle diphtheria emergency outbreak, 19.million vials in 2018 will be available for Indonesia.Nila ensured the availability of the supplies after confirming the readiness of PT Biofarma to produce the vaccines////tempo

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