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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 ...

UNESCO mobilizes 122 countries to promote open science and reinforced cooperation in the face of COVID-19

On 30 March, UNESCO initiated an online Ministerial meeting “Covid-19 and Open Science” with the participation of 77 Ministers and representatives of Sciences and Technologies sector from 122 countries (including Viet Nam) to exchange on emergency response to Covid-19.Keep reading ...

UNESCO

Viet Nam shows how you can contain COVID-19 with limited resources

To date, Viet Nam has had no fatalities as a result of the pandemic. The government acted swiftly to suspend flights, shut schools and quarantine new arrivals.How does a nation with limited resources confront a global pandemic that has brought many developed countries’ healthcare systems ...

Sean Fleming

Viet Nam to go into 15-day nationwide social distancing to curb COVID-19

Viet Nam will begin nationwide social distancing within 15 days, starting 00:00 on April 1, with the principle of every household, village, commune, district and province going into self-isolation, according to the latest directive signed by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.Regarding the performance of self-isolation at home and ...

Vien Nhu

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