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National Assembly Chair: Change the way of thinking about Covid-19 prevention and controlicon
POLITICS23/10/20210

National Assembly Chair: Change the way of thinking about Covid-19 prevention and control

National Assembly Chair Vuong Dinh Hue said voters expect decisions on two important issues – how to prevent and control the pandemic in the time to come and how to recover socio-economic development.

 
Nearly 2,100 children nationwide orphaned by COVID-19icon

Nearly 2,100 children nationwide orphaned by COVID-19

SOCIETY
21/10/2021

As many as 2,093 children, including more than 1,500 in Ho Chi Minh City, have fallen victims to the latest COVID-19 outbreak after their parents died of the virus.

Ministries asked to facilitate exit, entry by Vietnamese, foreignersicon

Ministries asked to facilitate exit, entry by Vietnamese, foreigners

SOCIETY
21/10/2021

Several ministries have been asked to facilitate Vietnamese people and foreigners’ exit from and entry into the country.

Localities revoke or correct documents with unreasonable contenticon

Localities revoke or correct documents with unreasonable content

POLITICS
20/10/2021

Deputy Chair of the National Assembly Social Affairs Committee Dang Thuan Phong answered questions on the implementation of National Assembly Resolution 30 related to measures to prevent and control Covid-19 at a press conference on October 19.

‘We’re fighting Covid-19, not each other’icon

‘We’re fighting Covid-19, not each other’

FEATURE
20/10/2021

After the Government issued Resolution 128 a number of cities and provinces began changing their pandemic prevention and control measures, facilitating production, goods circulation and people’s livelihoods.

COVID-19 claims thousands of businesses in Mekong Deltaicon

COVID-19 claims thousands of businesses in Mekong Delta

BUSINESS
20/10/2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced up to 7,941 enterprises in the Mekong Delta to suspend their operations or register for dissolution in the first nine months of this year. ​

HCM City faced an unprecedented epidemic this yearicon

HCM City faced an unprecedented epidemic this year

SOCIETY
20/10/2021

HCM City has had more than 11,000 hospitalized Covid-19 patients and more than 2,000 deaths per week in the fourth Covid-19 wave that began in late April. Dozens of field hospitals were established and all of them were overloaded.

Parents unsure about vaccinating their children as rumors about side effects spreadicon

Parents unsure about vaccinating their children as rumors about side effects spread

FEATURE
20/10/2021

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on October 14 sent a dispatch to local healthcare departments informing them about the plan to vaccinate children aged 12-17.

Senior expert suggests eliminating concentrated quarantine zones, field hospitalsicon

Senior expert suggests eliminating concentrated quarantine zones, field hospitals

SOCIETY
20/10/2021

Doctor Nguyen Lan Hieu has proposed the removal of concentrated quarantine zones and field hospitals and the establishment of networks of care for patients at home at the commune and ward level.

Thirty-two localities declare COVID-19 risk levelsicon

Thirty-two localities declare COVID-19 risk levels

SOCIETY
19/10/2021

Thirty-two cities and provinces across the country have declared their COVID-19 risk levels by October 18, following the Government’s new guidelines on safe adaption to the pandemic outlined in Resolution 128/NQ-CP.

Vaccines used for children to be researched, considered thoroughly: ministryicon

Vaccines used for children to be researched, considered thoroughly: ministry

SOCIETY
19/10/2021

The Ministry of Health plans to conduct vaccinations against COVID-19 for children aged 12-17 in late October, with those aged 16 - 17 to get the shots first

Local administrations should avoid measures contrary to Government’s COVID-19 adaptation plan: Health ministryicon

Local administrations should avoid measures contrary to Government’s COVID-19 adaptation plan: Health ministry

POLITICS
19/10/2021

Deputy health minister Do Xuan Tuyen urged local administrations to not set policies that go against the spirit and letter of the Government’s Resolution 128, released last week on the national plan to live with COVID-19.

Science and technology ministry to study new SARS-CoV-2 testing methodsicon

Science and technology ministry to study new SARS-CoV-2 testing methods

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/10/2021

The Ministry of Science and Technology will research the production of COVID-19 vaccines, treatment drugs and new SARS-CoV-2 testing methods, said Minister of Science and Technology Huynh Thanh Dat.

Health Ministry leaders asked to directly provide COVID-19 information via mass mediaicon

Health Ministry leaders asked to directly provide COVID-19 information via mass media

SOCIETY
19/10/2021

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked leaders of the Ministry of Health to provide the latest information to the media on a daily and weekly basis on the COVID-19 prevention and control situation.

HCM City begins to close field hospitals at dormitories, schoolsicon

HCM City begins to close field hospitals at dormitories, schools

SOCIETY
19/10/2021

The HCM City Department of Health has begun to close COVID-19 field hospitals located at dormitories and schools as the number of COVID-19 cases has dropped in recent weeks.

HCM City has no plans to inoculate children aged 12-17 against COVID-19icon

HCM City has no plans to inoculate children aged 12-17 against COVID-19

SOCIETY
19/10/2021

Ho Chi Minh City currently has no plans to vaccinate children aged 12-17 against COVID-19, deputy head of the municipal Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control Pham Duc Hai affirmed on October 18.

Herd immunity has yet to be reached in HCM City, experts warnicon

Herd immunity has yet to be reached in HCM City, experts warn

SOCIETY
19/10/2021

With 98.5 percent of people aged 18 and over having been vaccinated and 75 percent of adults fully vaccinated, many people mistakenly believe that HCM City has reached herd immunity.

Only road, waterway passengers from extremely-high-risk areas subject to Covid testsicon

Only road, waterway passengers from extremely-high-risk areas subject to Covid tests

SOCIETY
18/10/2021

The Ministry of Transport on October 16 issued temporary instructions about the operation of transport services, requiring only passengers using road and waterway transport services to undergo Covid-19 tests