As more and more countries are facing the second, third, or even fourth surge of COVID-19 cases, vaccination is seen as the only logical solution to withstand the ever-rampant SARS-CoV2 and its mutations. Several results have supported this expectation. Chile’s study on CoronaVac (a product of Sinovac, the same vaccine maker that supplies most of the vaccines deployed in Indonesia) resulted in 67% effectiveness on preventing COVID-19 infection, and 80% effectiveness on preventing deaths due to COVID-19 infection. Meanwhile, Israel as a country with the highest vaccination rate in the world, has declared itself open to business and dropped its mandatory usage of mask in outdoor setting starting from April 19, 2021. This is due to the sharp decline of COVID-19 cases after more than half of the population is fully vaccinated.
Indonesia has also been running a huge vaccination campaign. As of April 20, 2021, a total of 11.1 million Indonesians have been vaccinated at least once with the first dose. But once we take this number into a bigger perspective, it’s only 4.1% of the country's population of more than 270 million people. As a socially responsible enterprise, MyHealth Diary is in support of the vacc