Jakarta Flooding, 2017 – Are You Prepared?

During the rainy season, many regions of the country were hit by rounds of typhoon and heavy rain fall. Consequently, ordeals such as the most recent Jakarta Flooding occurs (February, 2017). This results in not only housing and material damages but also health casualties and even death. Flooding is also a consequence that follows heavy…

Reasons Why You Should Not Vaccinate!

“Vaccination is a personal decision. It is MY LIFE! Therefore it is MY CHOICE whether I should or should not vaccinate.” The debate surrounding vaccination is a rather persistent and fierce one. There are countless ongoing talks steering people into the idea that they should not vaccinate. From conspiracies by anti-vaccine activists to hate-blogs by self-entitled…

Travelling Soon? – What You Need to Know about the Yellow Fever Vaccine

 What is yellow fever? Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus that transmits through mosquito bites. In human bodies, this virus is capable of injuring liver and other organs. Similar to dengue, the presenting symptoms include fever, chills, headache, and muscle pain. These symptoms, if not properly treated might lead to yellow discolouration of skin…

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Do You Really Need The Vaccine?

Why take the Hepatitis B Vaccine? Hepatitis B is a contagious liver infection caused by hepatitis B virus. The disease might got better within a few weeks, or often, remain in your body for as long as you live. In a lot of cases, the symptoms remain dormant and left unnoticed. Unfortunately for that reason,…

Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine; now in Indonesia

September 3rd, 2016 marks the day that Indonesia has officially launched a better, and more complete protection against Influenza. The launch event was held at The Westin, Jakarta as a symposium to healthcare providers. VaxCorp Indonesia was invited to witness another step of medical breakthrough that provides a better hope in the fight against Influenza.…