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15% of Indonesia’s 270 Million People Have Antibodies Meaning COVID Infection Fatality Rate Was Under 0.07%

Doubtlessly millions more have antibodies in undetectable quantities because of exposure older than 3-6 months so the real IFR is still lower

COVID-19 is many times more prevalent in Indonesia than shown by official figures in the world’s fourth most populous country, authors of two new studies told Reuters.

The country of 270 million [270 million in 2019, 275 million by now] has recorded 1.83 million positive cases, but epidemiologists have long believed the true scale of the spread has been obscured by a lack of testing and contact tracing.

The results of Indonesia’s first major seroprevalence studies – which test for antibodies – were revealed exclusively to Reuters.

One nationwide study between December and January suggested 15% of Indonesians had already contracted COVID-19 – when official figures at the end of January had recorded infections among only around 0.4% of people. [By end of January Indonesia was claiming 30,000 deaths with COVID (many of them incidental to COVID). 30,000 deaths out of the at least 41.25 million infected by that time is a mere 0.072% of the infected.]

Even now, Indonesia’s total positive infections are only around 0.7% of the population.

The results of the survey were not unexpected given under reporting, said Pandu Riono, a University of Indonesia epidemiologist who worked on the study carried out with help from the World Health Organisation.

Siti Nadia Tarmizi, a senior health ministry official, said it was possible the study was preliminary, but there might be more cases than officially reported because many cases were asymptomatic.

She said indonesia had low contact tracing and a lack of laboratories to process tests.

Based on blood tests, seroprevalence studies detect antibodies which show up people who likely already contracted the disease. The official figures are largely based on swab tests, which detect the virus itself and only reveal those who have it at the time.

Antibodies develop one to three weeks after someone contracts the virus and stay in the body for months.

WEAK TESTING

Seroprevalence studies in other countries – including India – have also revealed more widespread infections.

“Our official surveillance system cannot detect COVID-19 cases. It is weak,” said the principal investigator for the University of Indonesia study, Tri Yunis Miko Wahyono, who commented on it but was not authorised to confirm the figures.

“Contact tracing and testing in Indonesia is very poor and explains why so few cases are detected.”

Fellow study author Pandu said that although the study showed the wider spread of the virus, Indonesia still appeared to be far from achieving herd immunity – making it a priority to speed up vaccination.

Just 6% of Indonesia’s targeted population of 181 million have been fully vaccinated with two doses so far, while 9.4% have had one shot, according to government data.

Preliminary results of a separate seroprevalence study in Bali, done by the University of Udayana, found 17 per cent of those tested in September and November appeared to have been infected, principal investigator Anak Agung Sagung Sawitri told Reuters.

That was 53 times higher than rate of infection based on the cases officially recorded at the time on the tourist island, which is planning to reopen to international visitors next month.

The reopening is opposed by some public health experts, including academic and doctor Ady Wirawan.

“Testing, tracing, isolation and quarantine is very, very weak in Bali,” he said.

Source: Reuters

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Ultrafart the Brave
Ultrafart the Brave
8 days ago

“Fellow study author Pandu said that although the study showed the wider spread of the virus, Indonesia still appeared to be far from achieving herd immunity – making it a priority to speed up vaccination.”

Here’s a pertinent question – WHY????

Even the most elementary arithmetic shows an IFR of <0.07%.

We already know from numerous studies and from the real-world experience in Mexico and India that cheap & safe nutritional and medicinal measures both prevent and cure Corona Chan.

So WHY in the world does fellow study author Pandu have such a big throbbing hard-on to get everyone in Indonesia “vaccinated”???

Who exactly is paying this clown?

ken
ken
8 days ago

“So WHY in the world does fellow study author Pandu have such a big throbbing hard-on to get everyone in Indonesia “vaccinated”???”

I think everyone knows the answer but are in some kind of denial stage.

ken
ken
8 days ago

The PCR cannot find the virus because the alleged virus has not been isolated to a single virus where the actual genome sequence can be obtained or proven to cause the disease they claim.

The Genome they’re using is fictional and the sequence was generated by a computer.

It’s only looking for partial viral sequences, not whole genomes, so identifying a single pathogen is next to impossible.

The Mickey Mouse test kits being sent out to hospitals, at best, tell analysts you have some viral DNA in your cells. Which most of us do, most of the time. It may tell you the viral sequence is related to a specific type of virus – say the huge family of coronavirus. But that’s all.

The idea these kits can isolate a specific virus like COVID-19 is nonsense.And that’s not even getting into the other issue – viral load.

The PCR works by amplifying minute amounts of DNA. It’s therefore useless at telling you how much virus you may have.

And even if it wasn’t the scam it is,,, the PCR cannot determine if what it found is alive or dead and therefore cannot determine if a virus is replicating and therefore cannot determine infection.

And in the past, declaring an infection usually required the presence of symptoms but the fraudsters have that covered by the asymptomatic bs.

And finally,,, all taking these injections are risking life and limb as in animal studies using similar genetic editing injections all the animals died,,, which is why the FDA would not approve this concoction except for emergency use and even then, they do not follow the guidelines.

The main guideline is the individual receiving the drug should be already near death and incurable with known drugs and techniques.

Today they are giving the injections to folks that are not ‘sick’ of any disease having some (not all) sign declarations they agree to be part of the experiment without consulting a lawyer. If this was done in a criminal investigation the case would be thrown out.

Anyone giving or promoting these poison shots without full disclosure and with lawyers present should one be requested, should decorate a lamppost as per the laws of most nations and the Nuremberg Protocols.

The term “fully vaccinated” in the case of this injection is a misnomer and fraudulent. It gives the impression that it prevents the disease and its transmission which the CDC, WHO and the manufacturers openly state……….IT DOES NOT!

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Ultrafart the Brave
Ultrafart the Brave
8 days ago
Reply to  ken

“Anyone giving or promoting these poison shots without full disclosure and with lawyers present should one be requested, should decorate a lamppost as per the laws of most nations and the Nuremberg Protocols.”

I would be more than happy to volunteer to release the trapdoor, flip the switch, pull the trigger, light the pyre, drop the blade, swing the axe, release the gas, man the chainsaw, whatever it takes to remove each and every one of these vermin permanently from the face of planet Earth.

Starting with creepy Bill and his Mini-Me Fauci, and working on down the list.

If the job pays by the hour, even better. We can make this last a long, long time.

“The term “fully vaccinated” in the case of this injection is a misnomer and fraudulent. It gives the impression that it prevents the disease and its transmission which the CDC, WHO and the manufacturers openly state……….IT DOES NOT!”

True, verytrue, emphatically so.

And yet the idiots just keep lining up to get their injections.

At some point pity has to start giving way to other sentiments.

ken
ken
8 days ago

“And yet the idiots just keep lining up to get their injections.”

Living in free Florida I have not witnessed any lines for the shot. I have went in to the places where the dealers (using the DEA term) are but no junkies.

As they have lied about everything from the get go (and still are),,, I wouldn’t be surprised they’d be lying about this. This would explain the bribery going on.

Mark
8 days ago
Reply to  ken

Precisely; you can throw around numbers until the end of time but they are essentially meaningless because the PCR test is the standard and it was never developed for diagnostic purposes. It is unfit for that role, but public-health authorities will never relinquish it as the standard because it makes it easy to manipulate the prevalence of ‘coronavirus’ without changing the test itself. You simply have to adjust the cycle threshold and/or modify the rules for who gets tested based on whether or not they have been ‘vaccinated’ – which itself now means only that you have allowed the authorities to stick you with a needle and have received the ‘vaccine’, not that you are immune, and it remains to be seen whether you are even protected from symptoms; we only have the manufacturer’s word based on three months of clinical trials conducted on mostly-healthy subjects.

Public-health spouters of doctrinal mumbo-jumbo and self-interested pharma executives have so thoroughly confused the picture by insisting on a non-standardized ‘test’, lumping together all deaths in which COVID is even suspected as COVID deaths and employing different standards for vaccinated and unvaccinated – to create the impression that COVID is raging among the latter – that nobody will ever be able to substantiate the actual IFR or CFR. The whole thing is a huge propaganda operation and a thoroughly disgraceful performance by the public-health sector, which actively collaborated with Big Pharma to sell ‘vaccines’ that we probably never needed at all, while providing that same agency with millions of free trial subjects for mRNA fiddling. We will have to wait until down the road a little to see if it is as damaging as some predict it will be.

Larry
7 days ago

5000 NOW DEAD IN US BECAUSE OF THIS POISON THAT MAY BE SELF-SPREADING like the 1918 PLANDEMIC SPANISH FLU /SMALLPOX VACCINE. Its VERY important to understand EPSTEIN GUILTY Trump’s ROLE in this so you dont make the SAME MISTAKES or support him as he MAKES MORE! CASES NOT DEATHS! EVENT 201 proves this was all a PLANNED FARCE! Understand that Epstein GUILTY Trumpy is a deep state FAKE like all others before him and gave Gates GAVI group a BILLION to FORCE a DNA ALTERING NOT-a-vaccine on YOU using the MILITARY in a ‘powerful way’ Gates controlled and funded Fauci AND Birx and they ALL should be EXECUTED. Trump PARTIED WITH Clintons, Gates and EPSTEIN and AS A DEMOCRAT! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pV1U9s3vJ0PNEUMONIA&nbsp;

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