Municipality workers carry a coffin from an ambulance to a burial area for victims of Covid-19 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
Municipality workers carry a coffin from an ambulance to a burial area for victims of Covid-19 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters

In Indonesia, anti-vaccine messages come with a dose of religion, anti-Chinese sentiment and conspiracy theories

  • Recent study says such claims are spread on social media by micro-influencers with a large support base of faithful followers
  • Experts warn they could upend Jakarta’s bid to speed up inoculations as Covid-19 cases surge, even as worries grow about the efficacy of Sinovac jabs

Municipality workers carry a coffin from an ambulance to a burial area for victims of Covid-19 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
Municipality workers carry a coffin from an ambulance to a burial area for victims of Covid-19 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
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