Just north of here, 145 million people are in lockdown on Java and Bali in Indonesia.
Hundreds a day are dying of COVID, including some who were already fully vaccinated
Today on The Signal, we’re going inside the world’s latest COVID catastrophe, where authorities are clocking 20,000 new infections each day, and the number of deaths is rising rapidly.
So why have Indonesia’s defences failed so badly?
Resty Woro Yuniar, Indonesia Correspondent, The South China Morning Post
Professor Michael Toole, Epidemiologist, Burnet Institute
Anne Barker, ABC Indonesia Correspondent