Findings could have important implications for military veterans exposed to Agent Orange
Over the past few days, temperatures in several cities and provinces in northern Vietnam have tumbled, leading to a high hospital admission rate among elderly people.
Twelve out of 16 Covid patients hospitalized in HCMC last month were infected with the fast-growing JN.1 subvariant, a health official said, adding that admissions have been on the rise.
The surgery used new 3D-printed artificial bones designed by a team of Vietnamese doctors and engineers and tested through nearly 100 simulation situations to achieve the highest optimisation, helping to save lives and speed up recovery time for patients.
For kindergartens and elementary schools, students can be absent from school if the AQI is at a hazardous level for three consecutive days. In case of compulsory school attendance, students must avoid outdoor activities, switch to indoor activities or adjust…
The United States Mission to Vietnam has said it will provide training and technical support for the stroke center at Bach Mai Hospital, northern Vietnam’s largest medical facility.
Vietnam’s top leader, Communist Party head Nguyen Phu Trong, on Monday attended a session of the National Assembly after concerns had been raised for days over his health.
The HCMC health department has asked pharmaceutical businesses not to sell products over social media platforms or livestreams.
Air pollution in Ho Chi Minh City has spiked to unhealthy levels over the past few days, with fine particulate matter reaching alarming levels and posing a threat to public health.
Former health minister Nguyen Thanh Long has admitted to a court he received US$2.25 million from a Covid-19 test kit-making company but denied asking for the bribe.
The trial of former health minister Nguyen Thanh Long for allegedly taking bribes to let a company sell Covid-19 test kits at inflated prices opens in Hanoi Wednesday.
For the past two weeks, Linh, 35, has had to turn on humidifiers and air purifiers 24/7 to get a reprieve from her sore throat and congested nose as air quality in Hanoi falls to abysmal levels.
Based on professional recommendations, individuals in high-risk groups such as healthcare workers, people with underlying conditions, and those with chronic diseases should receive a fourth dose.
The Vietnamese government has decided to classify Covid-19 as a common infectious disease.
A 22-year-old man in Ho Chi Minh City has been confirmed to have monkeypox, making him the fifth case in the city and the sixth in Vietnam.
Vietnamese people are among the groups with highest risk of stroke, but the nation’s healthcare system is ill-equipped to handle the problem, an expert says.
Among the most prominent officials were high-ranking members of the ministries of foreign affairs, public health, and public security.
A court in Vietnam has jailed 54 people, including several high-ranking officials and a former minister, in one of the country’s largest ever bribery and corruption cases.
Expats said they found it difficult to get healthcare access in Vietnam and complained of a lack of public transport in the country as well, according to a survey.
More than 50 officials are accused of corruption over repatriation flights during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Up to 14.1 percent of the Vietnamese population, equal to about 14 million people, suffer from mental illness, according to Lai Duc Truong, a representative from the World Health Organization office in Vietnam who spoke at a seminar in Ho…
Five Vietnamese sprinters who tested positive for banned substances in SEA Games 31 last year have been stripped of medals and banned from competition for 16-18 months.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has instructed the Ministry of Health to make preparations to declare an end to the Covid-19 epidemic in Vietnam.
Some 40,000 Vietnamese people end their life every year due to depression, four times higher the number of fatalities caused by traffic accidents, Nguyen Thu Ha from the National Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health under the Ministry of Health…
The number of Covid-19 cases over the past week has quadrupled from the previous period, with Hanoi recording the most cases, the health ministry said.
Vietnam is short on cadavers needed for medical research as long-held views prevent locals from donating.