Covid-19 pandemic

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COVID-19 might not be completely under control by 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic is unlikely to be completely controlled by 2023 as more variants emerge, Shane Fairlie, Communication for Health Technical Officer with the World Health Organization (WHO), has said.

HCM City on high alert of possible COVID-19 outbreak

The HCM City Health Department has required all hospitals, medical centres and facilities to step up action to prevent a possible COVID-19 outbreak as the city has recorded a recent surge in cases, including severe cases requiring hospitalisation.

New sub-variants of Omicron strain detected in Vietnam

The number of COVID-19 cases is currently increasing both globally and in the country due to the recent rapid spread of the Omicron variant, according to information given by the General Department of Preventive Medicine.

HCM City ready to reactivate COVID-19 treatment hospitals

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City has recently requested its medical facilities to get plans readied for the acceptance and treatment of COVID-19 patients in the context of increases in the number of new cases.

Enterprises of agricultural export to China strive to adapt to new market regulations after COVID-19 impacts

China's increasing demand for imports of high-quality agricultural products has contributed to boosting the recovery of domestic production and export after the COVID-19 pandemic impacts.

Unity in difficult times

At the opening meeting of the ongoing National Assembly session, deputies spent a minute of silence in memory of the people and the frontliners who died during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Beauty queen Jennifer Pham to act in movie about pandemic

Miss Asia USA 2006 Jennifer Pham will play two main characters in a film about the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Media, businesses together overcome impact of Covid-19 pandemic

The online forum "The press accompanies businesses to restore production and business, overcome the impact of the pandemic" to mark Vietnam Entrepreneurs' Day on October 13.

How do foreign students survive fresh COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam?

Many Laotian and Cambodian students in Kien Giang Province feel at ease when receiving care from both their teachers and Vietnamese friends to help them survive the COVID-19 challenge in Vietnam.

Doctors go online to help people during Covid-19

Hundreds of doctors have joined the Facebook group ‘Giup nhau mua dich’ (helping each other) to assist people during the Covid-19 pandemic.

AI tech's key role in fight against COVID-19

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is already playing a role in managing the current pandemic and could play an even bigger role in the future, according to Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Bui The Duy.

Development of Covid-19 in Vietnam in the past two weeks

The Covid-19 epidemic has developed in a complicated manner in Vietnam in recent days, particularly in the country’s largest epidemic center - Ho Chi Minh City.

Sword Lake and Hanoi Old Quarter sprayed with disinfectant

On July 26, soldiers of the Capital Command and the Chemical Army sprayed disinfectant in the Hanoi Old Quarter 10 and other wards in Hanoi’s center.

Tell the people the truth

What the Government reported to the National Assembly on July 22 about the Covid-19 epidemic and access to vaccines was very straightforward.

COVID-19: 7,307 new infections recorded on July 23

Vietnam recorded 7,307 new COVID-19 infections, including 12 imported cases, on July 23, according to the Ministry of Health.

Government to focus on COVID-19 pandemic fight and facilitating production and business

Strengthening COVID-19 control and prevention while ensuring economic stability are among the main priorities of the Government for the remainder of the year. 

Daily count rises by 3,718, more southern localities to enforce social distancing measures

A further 1,612 new COVID-19 cases, including 1,600 local cases and 12 imported infections, were recorded on the evening of July 17, with Ho Chi Minh City registering the highest number of infections with 2,786 for the whole day.

Artificial intelligence proves useful in Covid-19 pandemic

People usually talk about artificial intelligence (AI) as if it is something in the future, but it has been around for a long time and is being used a lot during the Covid-19 epidemic.

All resources mobilised to help HCM City cope with 50,000 infection scenario

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has affirmed that all resources are being mobilised in order to help Ho Chi Minh City combat the COVID-19 pandemic, with the southern metropolis asked to prepare for a possible infection scenario of up to 50,000.

Vietnam reports record number of new COVID-19 cases for fourth day in a row

For the fourth day running, Việt Nam has recorded a record high of new COVID-19 infections.