Public health

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, ...

Vietnam successfully produces COVID-19 test kit with 90% accuracy

Amid the ongoing battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Vietnam is now capable of producing a sufficient quantity of ventilators and test kits that have a 90% rate of accuracy, according to the Ministry of Health. Simultaneously, the ‘Made-in-Vietnam’ test kits have been recognised by ...

HN eases social distancing rule in most of districts

Ha Noi authorities have eased social distancing rule from 0:00 am on April 23, except for Me Linh and Thuong Tin Districts where COVID-19 infection cases have been detected recently and still remain highly risky areas.Ha Noi has the largest number of positive cases with ...

Kim Anh

Vietnam to ease social distancing campaign gradually

The Prime Minister said Monday Vietnam will ease social distancing step by step and implement adequate controls to avoid underestimating the Covid-19 epidemic. People should remain vigilant because the disease can break out again, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a government meeting on the Covid-19 ...

Viet Tuan

Remote health check-up platform, COVID-19 prevention app launched

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 18 attended a ceremony to launch a remote medical examination and treatment platform and Bluezone application to help the community in COVID-19 prevention and control.If the app user is positive for the SARS-CoV-2 (known as F0), through the ...

Social distancing continues for Hanoi, HCMC until April 22

The social distancing campaign will continue until April 22 in Hanoi, HCMC and 10 other localities deemed to be at high risk of Covid-19 spread. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc made the decision at a meeting with health officials and leaders of the country’s 63 ...

Programme approved to help protect ethnic minorities in 2021-2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a programme on the protection and development of ethnic minorities in 2021-2030. All population officers, health workers, and prestigious people in ethnic minority communities will be provided with knowledge about population – family planning, and reproductive health care by 2030.Keep ...

Localities call for extension of social distancing: Committee

A number of localities have proposed extending the social distancing measures beyond April 15, according to a conference of the National Steering Committee on the Prevention and Control of COVID-19. While the majority of localities proposed that social distancing end on April 15, eight localities including ...

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