Covid-19 vaccination

Update news Covid-19 vaccination

More than 251 million doses of COID-19 vaccines have been administered to Vietnamese people of all ages across the country, including nearly 100,000 doses given on August 14, according to the Ministry of Health.

Ministry urges to speed up vaccination for children for safe school opening

Safely opening schools is dependent on every child being vaccinated against Covid-19. However, according to the assessment of the Ministry of Health, the actual rate of Covid-19 vaccination coverage for children is still low.

Health Ministry proposes free Covid-19 vaccination until late 2022

The Ministry of Health submitted a plan on the purchase and use of Covid-19 vaccines in the 2021-2022 period, including the recommendation on offering free Covid-19 vaccines for people until the end of 2022.

Fifth phase of Covid-19 vaccination begins in HCM City

The fifth phase of Covid-19 vaccination program in HCM City begins today, July 22, with more than 930,000 Covid-19 doses of vaccines, including AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Sinopharm at over 600 vaccination sites throughout the city.


Vietnam races for vaccination drive

Currently, most leading medical forces and doctors in Ho Chi Minh City have been mobilized to be on duty for field hospitals and hospitals for the treatment of severe Covid-19 patients. 

Hanoi ready for largest-ever COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Hanoi has prepared to launch the largest-ever COVID-19 vaccination campaign in a bid to reach herd immunity against the pandemic soon.

Vietnam now has sufficient resources for mass COVID-19 vaccination

Vietnam has gained sufficient resources for purchasing 150 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine and conduct vaccination for the entire people, according to President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Do Van Chien.

Employees of foreign NGOs in Vietnam vaccinated against COVID-19

More than 1,000 employees of foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Hanoi, including over 100 foreigners, received COVID-19 vaccine shots on July 13.

More groups given priority for COVID-19 vaccination

The list of groups given priority in COVID-19 vaccination has been expanded in the largest-ever immunisation campaign of Vietnam.

Ministry of Health at onset of full-blown vaccination campaign for all citizens

Vietnam is in the opening stages of conducting a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign towards reaching community immunity, after which full production can resume, borders can open, and life can return to normal.

Athletes hope to be vaccinated soon

For weeks, track and field athlete Khuat Phuong Anh has been training in the Hanoi-based National Sports Training Centre, without being allowed out.

Foreign diplomats vaccinated against COVID-19 in Vietnam

More than 600 members of foreign diplomatic missions and United Nations organizations in Vietnam have been inoculated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus during the past days in Hanoi.

Vietnam to launch largest ever COVID-19 vaccination campaign

The Ministry of Health is going to launch the largest ever vaccination campaign in an effort to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic.

War invalid donates VND4.5 billion to Covid-19 vaccine fund

“I am a soldier. If I don’t die on the battlefield, I need to lead a meaningful life in peacetime,” said Le Van De, a war invalid in Hai Duong, explaining why he donated VND4.5 billion to the vaccine fund.

Where is Vietnam on the Covid-19 vaccination map?

Compared with neighboring countries such as Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand, the rate of vaccination against Covid-19 in Vietnam is still low, accounting for only 0.86% of the population.

Ministry of Health updates COVID-19 treatment regimen

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several changes to procedures for the diagnosis, treatment and hospital discharge for COVID-19 patients and called on hospitals to ensure they have sufficient oxygen reserves.

More than 79,180 people vaccinated against COVID-19 in 22 localities

 As of 4p.m. April 18, the Ministry of Health, Ministry of National Defense, and Ministry of Public Security had carried out the first and second phase of COVID-19 vaccination for a total of 79,182 in 22 provinces throughout the country.

Over 520 people vaccinated against COVID-19

A total of 522 frontline medical workers and members of community-based anti-COVID-19 groups in Vietnam had been injected with COVID-19 vaccine during the first two days of the vaccination campaign that started on March 8.

Covid-19 vaccination campaign continues in Hanoi, Gia Lai

People in Hanoi and Gia Lai Province will receive the first Covid-19 vaccine shots on March 9 according to the Ministry of Health.

COVID-19 vaccination set to begin in Vietnam on March 8

The first doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produced in the Republic of Korea (RoK), will be injected into local people from March 8, said Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long at a meeting this morning.