From Helen McArdle this morning:
MASS immunisation against Covid is underway in Indonesia. But unlike the UK, the south-east Asian republic is prioritising working age adults of 18 to 59 with the goal of achieving herd immunity faster and rebooting the economy.
What follows, once more misses the bleeding obvious:
This is Indonesia remember? For starters:
Reports by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the United States Department of State highlighted the most common human rights issues in Indonesia, namely the situation in Western New Guinea region, the treatment of religious, gender and sexual minorities, sexual and reproductive rights, the rights of women, children, LGBT, and the disabled, and freedom of expression and association.
With the above track record, adding fatal neglect of the elderly is a small step.
Here’s how their leader suggests they deal with their drug problems:
Here’s how they deal with any attempts by a previously conquered area to break away:
I know, says Herald Health Correspondent:
Let’s just look at why they say they’re doing it , ignore the culture and the brutal history of a country, and see if we can learn something that we can tell the SNP to get on with.
Here’s a clue as to why McArdle is wasting our time once again, in the First Minister’s response to calls for teachers to be prioritised for vaccination:
Why I won’t be moving to Indonesia.