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WHO warns of fresh Indonesia surge fed by virus variants

Indonesia’s president ordered authorities to speed up the country’s vaccination campaign as the World Health Organization warned Thursday of the need to increase social restrictions in the country amid a fresh surge of coronavirus infections caused by worrisome variants. “We need vaccination acceleration in order to achieve communal immunity, which we hope can stop the COVID-19 spread,” President Joko Widodo said in a remarks while visiting a vaccination center just outside the capital, Jakarta. Widodo said he ordered his cabinet ministers and local governments to increase the number of people vaccinated each day to 1 million by next month.

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