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Indonesian company fires staff for reusing COVID test swabs amid fears of another virus surge – ABC News

As the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan ends, some are warning Indonesia could be headed towards a coronavirus situation comparable to that in India.



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The Indonesian government has vowed “strict punishment” for several staff members of a state-owned pharmaceutical company accused of reusing cotton swabs for COVID-19 tests at a busy international airport.
Key points:

  • A number of former Kimia Farma workers could face years in jail over allegations they reused swabs
  • Critics have consistently pointed to flaws in Indonesia’s coronavirus testing regime 
  • There are fears of a surge in cases as Indonesians prepare to travel domestically for the end of Ramadan…

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