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Diphtheria infections soar to 93 in Central Highlands

Vietnam’s Central Highlands provinces are battling a fast-spreading diphtheria outbreak, with 15 new cases recorded in the last two days. In just over a month, diphtheria has struck four provinces in the region with 93 infections in total and three deaths.Low vaccination rates have been ...

Tran Hoa

Diphtheria outbreak: Two more cases detected, 1,200 in quarantine

Two more local people in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have been diagnosed with bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheria as the outbreak is spreading in the region, the provincial Centre of Diseases Control said on July 12.Local medical workers disinfected the two patients’ houses and ...

Made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine makes significant progress

A made-in-Vietnam vaccine against COVID-19 is making advanced progress, signalling the imminent completion of the whole project, meaning a possible vaccine may not be far away. Vabiotech has now passed two-months of progress in the first phase of the project, which is also the most important ...

More than 20 localities have low birth rate: MoH

Vietnam’s economic engine HCM City has the lowest fertility rate in the country of 1.53, according to the Ministry of Health’s latest report in June.A total 21 provinces and cities have low to very low fertility rates, mostly in the Mekong Delta, southeast and central coastal ...

With jobs lost to Covid-19, Vietnamese struggle to make ends meet

Hundreds of thousands of people who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic are struggling to pay their bills. Though Vietnam has been among the earliest countries in the world to contain the virus and revive its economy, people are struggling to find jobs ...

Remote health examination, treatment still has long way to go

Experts discussed payments for remote health examination and treatment with health insurance during a recent conference held by the Ministry of Health in Hanoi.Experts said remote health examination and treatment was an effective measure to raise work effectiveness in grassroots levels while reducing the burden ...

Vietnam moving toward new phase with no active COVID-19 cases

Vietnam will soon enter a phase with no active novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases as over 90 percent of its patients have recovered. No death from the disease has been recorded in the country, while no cases of community transmission have been documented in the past ...

Vietnam prepares second phase testing of Covid-19 vaccine

A potential Covid-19 vaccine produced in Vietnam will be tested on 30 mice in order to determine its most effective dose. The second phase of testing will be carried out early June, said Dr. Do Tuan Dat, head of the Hanoi-based VABIOTECH company, which produces ...

Vingroup completes two VSmart ventilator models for hostpital use

Designed to reach international standards, VSmart VFS-410 and VFS-510 will not only be able to serve during the treatment of COVID-19, but can also be used at the Intensive Care Units (ICU) of every hospital and health facility.A little more than three weeks after announcing ...

Nguyen Huong

Hanoi bans non-essential services from early morning opening

Non-essential services like clothes and cosmetics shops have been barred from opening earlier than 9am in Hanoi to reduce morning traffic density, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said on April 29.Malls and supermarkets located in the inner city and new urban areas, ...

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