Vietnam on Tuesday sought Germany’s help in accessing Covid-19 vaccines and transfer of vaccine production technologies.
One million doses of AstraZeneca’s (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine will be transferred to Vietnam weekly starting next month to fulfil its order of 30 million doses within this year, state media reported on Tuesday.
A 75-year-old Covid-19 patient in Ho Chi Minh City has been announced dead, making the 67th Covid-19 fatality in Vietnam and the second in the city.
HCMC will suspend traditional and ride-hailing taxi services, public buses and inter-provincial buses from Sunday as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19.
Vietnam has received a shipment of 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donated by China, the health ministry said on Sunday, as the country is ramping up inoculations to battle against a more widespread outbreak.
Vietnam was one of the quickest to react to the epidemic and is now one of the slowest to prepare a way out.
Authorities in Kien Giang Province, home to Phu Quoc, are planning to vaccinate the island’s population against Covid-19 so that it can reopen its doors to foreigners.
Vietnam on Thursday called on the World Health Organization to speed up the COVAX vaccine drive as the country’s new daily infections hit a record high.
Once considered the gold standard for COVID-19 response, Vietnam is now battling rising infections and a glacial vaccine rollout.
Japan will send a million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday, as the southeast Asian nation steps up vaccine procurement to fight a more stubborn wave of infections.
We recently heard a new “hybrid variant” of the coronavirus has been detected in Vietnam, amid a spike in cases in the country.
The Health Ministry announced 100 new local Covid-19 cases in four localities Monday noon. 69 cases were recorded in the northern province of Bac Giang, 26 in Ho Chi Minh City, four in Hanoi and one in the central province…
Vietnam’s health ministry said a local company is expected to manufacture Covid-19 vaccines after negotiating a technology transfer deal with an unidentified US producer. The vaccine will be mRNA-based, the health ministry said on its website on Saturday. It initially…
Vietnam’s business hub of Ho Chi Minh City will extend social distancing measures for a further 15 days starting from Tuesday (Jun 15), amid the emergence of new COVID-19 clusters, authorities said.
Vietnam has approved the COVID-19 vaccine jointly made by Pfizer and BioNTech for domestic emergency use, the government said on Saturday.
Many businesses have closed down or are struggling with rising overheads due to Covid-19.
Vietnam recorded another 88 local Covid-19 cases Saturday noon in four localities, the Ministry of Health announced.
The Health Ministry confirmed another 81 Covid-19 patients Friday noon, sending the domestic count of Vietnam’s fourth wave to 6,718 in over six weeks.
Struggling to contain an outbreak of COVID-19, Vietnam’s communist government swallows its pride.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has eased travel restrictions to many countries and territories, and placed Vietnam in its list of safest destinations.
Vietnam, once a model for its successful handling of the pandemic, has started asking for public donations to buy vaccines as it struggles to contain a new coronavirus wave.
Despite its initial success, COVID-19 has revealed Vietnam’s lack of preparedness for biological threats.
France will reopen to foreign tourists Wednesday, allowing in vaccinated people without quarantine.
Only 1 per cent of Vietnam’s population has received at least one vaccine dose, trailing the efforts of poorer neighbours like Cambodia and Laos. The government will have to address anti-Chinese vaccine sentiment and people holding out for other brands…
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Saturday called on local governments to ease overly strict pandemic-prevention measures that affect production and business activity, and prevent the nation from achieving its dual goals of fighting the virus and developing the…
The Ministry of Transport has suspended all flights to Con Dao from Saturday to safeguard the islands from the Covid-19 pandemic.