Latest News about COVID-19 vaccinations
Vietnam's expat community has been reassured they will not be left behind when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Health has recently issued guidelines on protocols for diagnosis and treatment of rare brain/abdomen blood clots in the setting of low levels of blood platelets occurring after COVID-19 vaccinations.
Vietnam has proposed the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) consider the issuance of regulations on prioritising COVID-19 vaccinations for sailors regardless their nationalities, thus minimising the risk of pandemic spreading among the group.
The Ministry of Health will mobilise all resources to carry out COVID-19 vaccinations to ensure absolute safety for people, Minister Nguyen Thanh Long has said.
Several provinces, enterprises and universities nationwide will provide free COVID-19 vaccinations to their residents, staff and students in order to share the financial burden for pandemic prevention and control.
Hanoi authorities plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations to all residents, said a senior official.