Vietnam has agreed to buy 30 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by AstraZeneca, with the government also seeking to purchase vaccines from other sources, including Pfizer Inc.
Up to 75 percent of Vietnam’s first Covid-19 vaccine volunteers reported only light fever or pain of no medical concern, according to Vietnam Military Medical University in Hanoi.
A man in the Mekong Delta’s Vinh Long Province has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after illegally entering Vietnam, passing through several localities including HCMC.
The Health Minister has called on all with respiratory symptoms to get a Covid-19 test to contain any possible outbreaks as Lunar New Year draws near.
A new piece of legislation to take effect on February 1 will grant bonus pay to female workers who do not plan to take menstrual leave and are approved to work on their periods by their employers. The provision was mentioned in…
The first three volunteers to receive a dose of Nanocovax, Vietnam’s first Covid-19 vaccine, are in stable condition three days after injection.
A Vietnamese pharmaceutical company began testing a coronavirus vaccine on volunteers in Hanoi on Thursday, as developing countries jostle with richer nations to access affordable inoculations.
A strong response to the COVID-19 pandemic, surging exports and healthy public spending have helped Vietnam buck a global recession in 2020 and fast-track its recovery, with analysts predicting it will likely enjoy one of the highest growth rates in…
Minh Anh took a deep breath before signing up as Vietnam’s first human subject to trial a domestic Covid-19 vaccine.
The popularity of meditation is growing as more Vietnamese discover its health benefits amid the stress and anxiety caused by the modern rat race.
Well before the first Covid-19 vaccine was officially announced, I’d foreseen a major problem. The vaccine wouldn’t be available for the masses.
First stage human trials of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by the Nanogen Pharmaceutical Biotechnology company will begin December 10.
Vietnam has agreed to allow some South Korean business people to travel between the two countries without having to complete mandatory 14-day anti-coronavirus quarantine, Seoul said on Friday.
Over 100,000 university students in HCMC have been asked to stay home while many other schools are stepping up efforts to deal with new local Covid-19 transmissions.
Vietnam has confirmed its first locally transmitted case of the coronavirus in nearly three months, after the infection of a man related to a flight attendant who had tested positive after returning from Japan two weeks ago. The country’s health…
Nguyen Thi Diep, 25, passed away Sunday morning, 16 years after becoming Vietnam’s first patient to undergo a liver transplant.
Noi Bai in Hanoi has become the first airport in Vietnam to receive the Airports Council International’s health accreditation for its safety measures against Covid-19.
Many Hanoians continue not to wear masks in public though the city, with winter approaching, has steeply increased the fine for that.
A Hanoi man has tested positive for the novel coronavirus two months after recovering from Covid-19, the city’s Center for Disease Control said on Sunday.
Vietnam’s fragrant noodle soups and fresh spring rolls have won fans across the globe, but mounting food safety scandals on the country’s streets are sparking a rising tide of anxiety among millennials about what they eat.
Nine Vietnamese citizens returning from Russia, Japan and Qatar have taken Vietnam’s active Covid-19 count to 115, the Ministry of Health confirmed Sunday morning.
People without masks will not be allowed to enter public places in Hanoi, which is bracing for the onset of winter, when the threat of Covid-19 could increase.
Vietnam will stick to its strategy of containing COVID-19 rather than rush to secure a supply of a vaccine that could be financially risky, the head of the country’s coronavirus task force said on Friday (Nov 6).
The pandemic is seen costing Vietnam nearly 200 trillion dong ($8.6 billion) in budget revenue this year, according to the government’s website, which cited Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a discussion with National Assembly deputies on Monday.
A Vietnamese Covid-19 vaccine has been tested on monkeys since Tuesday, the Ministry of Health stated Friday.
Vietnam confirmed three more imported Covid-19 cases Tuesday, a Hanoi man returning from France and two Indian experts, taking its active tally to 72.