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Why Indonesia’s 100-million strong ‘democracy festival’ is sparking Covid-19 super spreader fears

More than 100 million people are eligible to vote in Indonesia’s regional elections on Wednesday, making it one of the largest such events in the world during this pandemic year. Critics and health experts have expressed concerns that the elections could turn into a super-spreader event, exacerbating the health crisis in the world’s fourth most populous nation.The elections will be held to select leaders in 270 regions – nine provinces, 224 regencies, and 37 municipalities – and are the largest…

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