Kien Giang and An Giang provinces have reported high risks of infection given the high number of people returning from Cambodia, aside from illegal entries.
Vietnam’s health ministry called for the acceleration of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout on Friday as the expiry date of the Southeast Asian country’s first batch of jabs supplied through the COVAX program fast approaches.
Selon le ministère thaïlandais de la santé, l’insouciance et les fêtes de Songkran vont porter le nombre d’infections quotidiennes à près de 3 000.
The prevalence rate of overweight and obese children in Vietnam has more than doubled in the past 10 years.
While Taiwan and the Pacific island nation of Palau implemented a travel bubble on April 1, letting tourists travel between the two countries without any quarantine, experts think doing the same thing in Viet Nam wouldn’t be easy.
The Vietnamese Government is eyeing re-opening its borders to international travelers as COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up and work on digital health passports continues.
Although vaccine passports are not yet an official policy in Vietnam, airlines are preparing for the resumption of international flights based on their introduction.
Vietnamese aviation authorities proposed allowing vaccinated foreign passengers into the country from September without requiring centralized quarantine.
Vietnam is eyeing the resumption of regular international passenger flights, targeting daily flights to partnering jurisdictions in September.
The noise pollution created by traffic, constructions and ‘entertainment’ establishments are leaving many HCMC residents constantly longing for some silent relief.
Many people are unable to take care of their old parents, but cannot countenance sending them to retirement homes either since it is tantamount to abandoning them.
Vietnam on Wednesday (Mar 24) called for urgent diversification of its sources for COVID-19 vaccines amid global supply problems, as the Southeast Asian country pushes forward with an inoculation program that began earlier this month.
Vietnam has approved Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for use against COVID-19, its health ministry said, the second coronavirus shot to be approved in the Southeast Asian country after the AstraZeneca vaccine.
While foreigners would like the government to allow them in with vaccine passports, people living in Vietnam are wary.
Related agencies and telecom providers say information technology infrastructure for handling Covid-19 vaccine passports will be ready next month.
Vietnam’s first domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine, called Nanocovax, is expected to be available by the fourth quarter of this year and put into use in 2022, the health ministry said on Wednesday (Mar 17).
Nanogen Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, based in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, is willing to share know-how and technology for developing its COVID-19 vaccine candidate. But the challenge for the company is finding manufacturers with the capacity to produce it in low-income countries.
The tourism industry in Vietnam, like the rest of the world, suffered a seismic blow in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It also forced some in the industry to rethink their approach to how to cater to guests and…
Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev has handed over a batch of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine gifted by his government to Vietnam.
Vietnam should first test out “vaccine passports” on certain groups of entrants before the policy could be officially applied.
Human trials for Vietnam’s second indigenous Covid-19 vaccine began Monday at the Hanoi Medical University.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism is working with relevant agencies on a proposal to welcome vaccinated foreign tourists back to the country.
A boy in Hanoi suffering from a rare genetic mutation has been the first to receive a kidney transplant to avoid organ failure.
The Health Ministry confirmed two new Covid-19 patients in Hai Duong Friday morning, raising the northern province’s community transmission tally to 713 since late January.
One of the first Vietnamese nationals with a “vaccine passport” was quarantined Wednesday on return from the U.S. per existing Covid-19 protocols.
Five of the 522 medical workers and others who got the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine have developed minor complications and are being treated in hospital.