Availability of COVID-19 Vaccine: Regulation and Indonesian Policy to Deal With It
8 Pages Posted: 17 Nov 2020 Last revised: 18 Nov 2020
Date Written: November 13, 2020
The current COVID-19 Virus pandemic has urged scientists from all over the world to discover a vaccine as the answer to control this virus. The purpose of this paper is to elaborate the regulation of providing the vaccine and Indonesian policy to dealing with it. The method of it is normative legal research, which applies some legal approaches to answer the question. The legal material will be analyzed qualitatively. The result of this study shows that Indonesia has been cooperating with various parties to supply the COVID-19 vaccine and it is currently responsible to formulate policy which ensures the availability of COVID-19 vaccine for the whole Indonesian citizens. Some consideration that Indonesia should emphasize is the vaccine’s price accessibility, vaccine availability in every region, and the techniques of implementing the COVID-19 Vaccine immunization. In order to ensure the availability of COVID-19 vaccine, legal regulations which elaborates and regulates the stages of production, distribution, and implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine immunization is needed.
Keywords: COVID-19, Indonesia, National Policy, Regulation, Vaccine
JEL Classification: K40, K32, K42
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