‘It’s only a model’: Health Ministry dismisses Harvard study on potential coronavirus spread in Indonesia
The Health Ministry has dismissed a study conducted by researchers from Harvard University that found the country should have already confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.
A study by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggested that Indonesia should have confirmed cases of the viral outbreak already, considering the high air-travel volume from Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak in China, to the country.
The ministry’s research and development agency head Siswanto said the study was based only on mathematical calculations to predict the spread of the novel coronavirus.……
SE Asia Health
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