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.
Hanoi will conduct mass community testing for Covid-19 at places where foreigners live and gather as it seeks to preclude spread due to imported cases.
Vietnam, the only Asean nation that has yet to publicly state if it will use the Sinovac or Sinopharm vaccines, begins inoculations on Monday. Analysts say anti-China sentiment among the public and diplomatic tensions are two factors behind the spurning…
Health care workers go to front of the line as latest outbreak peters out
Tourism experts proposed Vietnam’s tourism industry prepare to welcome vaccinated foreign visitors back to the country from the third quarter in a similar vein to regional peers.
Vietnam confirmed 16 new Covid-19 cases Sunday evening, 12 community transmissions in Hai Duong Province and four imported cases.
Vietnam’s government said on Tuesday health workers, diplomats and military personnel would be among the first to be vaccinated against COVID-19 when the country starts its inoculation programme next month.
The Lunar New Year, ‘Tet’ in Vietnamese, is the most important celebration in the country. This year’s festival on 12 February was accompanied by much uncertainty as Vietnam was hit by a third COVID-19 outbreak just days prior.
Vietnam will begin its COVID-19 vaccination programme next month with frontline healthcare staff and the elderly in line for the first doses as the country tackles a new wave of coronavirus infections, state media reported on Monday.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 fight won’t end within the first six months, or even for the entire year, Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said Friday.