Workers unload the Sinovac Biotech Ltd. coronavirus vaccine in Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan. 7.

Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

Indonesia is set to start its coronavirus vaccination program on Jan. 13, with President Joko Widodo taking the first jab as the race to immunize people against Covid-19 gains pace in Southeast Asia.

Strategies are evolving across the region even as countries sign more vaccine procurement deals. Indonesia, which is battling the worst outbreak in Southeast Asia, ended 2020 by switching up who’s on its priority list for shots -- focusing on the elderly instead of the young as previously announced.

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