Indonesian Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto has attributed the country’s lack of coronavirus cases to prayer. Photo: ReutersIndonesian Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto has attributed the country’s lack of coronavirus cases to prayer. Photo: Reuters
Indonesian Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto has attributed the country’s lack of coronavirus cases to prayer. Photo: Reuters

‘We owe it to God’: as Indonesia prays, how is it keeping the coronavirus at bay?

  • Indonesia’s health minister attributes the country’s lack of coronavirus cases to prayer – despite a study showing it should have had cases by now
  • But concerns have been raised, especially after the response to the bird flu virus a decade ago, which required World Health Organisation intervention

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Indonesian Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto has attributed the country’s lack of coronavirus cases to prayer. Photo: ReutersIndonesian Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto has attributed the country’s lack of coronavirus cases to prayer. Photo: Reuters
Indonesian Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto has attributed the country’s lack of coronavirus cases to prayer. Photo: Reuters
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