COVID-19 vaccine

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Race for Covid-19 vaccine must start soonicon
FEATURE13/05/20210

Race for Covid-19 vaccine must start soon

Last week, my friend told me that his daughter, who is studying in the US, had just been vaccinated against Covid-19 just one day after returning in the US to attend college. 

 
Health Minister gets AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shoticon

Health Minister gets AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shot

SOCIETY
06/05/2021

Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long received his first dose of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine alongside three deputy ministers on May 6 in Hanoi.

More than 318,700 people receive COVID-19 vaccinationicon

More than 318,700 people receive COVID-19 vaccination

SOCIETY
29/04/2021

More than 318,700 people across the country have received both shots of the COVID-19 vaccination by Wednesday morning, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Vietnam to have its first Covid-19 vaccineicon

Vietnam to have its first Covid-19 vaccine

SOCIETY
27/04/2021

Results of a clinical trial phase 2 of made-in-Vietnam Covid-19 vaccine Nanocovax showed that 100% of vaccinated people made antibodies to fight the virus. The vaccine was also effective on the British variant of the coronavirus.

Vietnam to pilot small-scale vaccine passporticon

Vietnam to pilot small-scale vaccine passport

SOCIETY
19/04/2021

Vietnam is considering piloting vaccine passports at tourist sites and some golf courses, according to Dr. Dang Quang Tan, director of the Preventive Medicine Department at the Ministry of Health.

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

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

SOCIETY
19/04/2021

 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.

Local COVID-19 vaccination process remains safeicon

Local COVID-19 vaccination process remains safe

SOCIETY
16/04/2021

During the initial novel coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination drive, Vietnam has yet to record any cases of blood clots or thrombosis occurring after injection, according to the Ministry of Health.

Production of Made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine Covivacicon

Production of Made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine Covivac

SOCIETY
06/04/2021

The Khanh Hoa-based Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals under the Ministry of Health in coordination with PATH organisation has jointly studied a COVID-19 vaccine called Covicac, which uses egg-based vaccine production technology.

Vietnam to receive some 4.1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccineicon

Vietnam to receive some 4.1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

SOCIETY
05/04/2021

After receiving 928,900 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in February and early April, Vietnam will continue to receive some 4.1 million doses in May as part of its efforts to build community immunity this year.

Intensive-care physician faces daily 'battle of wits' with critical Covid-19 casesicon

Intensive-care physician faces daily 'battle of wits' with critical Covid-19 cases

FEATURE
02/04/2021

Dr Pham Van Phuc has been honored as one of the 10 outstanding young faces of Hanoi in 2021.

Deputy Minister of Health: Vaccine passport implementation must be done carefullyicon

Deputy Minister of Health: Vaccine passport implementation must be done carefully

SOCIETY
02/04/2021

The deployment of vaccine passport will not be simple and must be carefully done step by step, said Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong at a cabinet press conference on March 31.

Over 800,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Vietnamicon

Over 800,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Vietnam

SOCIETY
01/04/2021

A haul of 811,200 doses of AstraZeneca's novel coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine sponsored by COVAX arrived at Noi Bai International Airport on April 1.

First athletes vaccinated against COVID-19 for int’l competitionsicon

First athletes vaccinated against COVID-19 for int’l competitions

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
31/03/2021

A total of 20 Vietnamese athletes who are due to compete in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics were vaccinated against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 30 at the 108 Military Central Hospital.

Vietnam to purchase US-produced coronavirus vaccinesicon

Vietnam to purchase US-produced coronavirus vaccines

SOCIETY
30/03/2021

Vietnam expects to get access to coronavirus vaccine supplies from the United States to support its national COVID-19 vaccination campaign, Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long has said.

Deputy PM receives local COVID-19 vaccine in second-stage of trialsicon

Deputy PM receives local COVID-19 vaccine in second-stage of trials

SOCIETY
26/03/2021

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam was given a second shot of the locally-produced Nano Covax novel coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine as part of the second stage of human trials on March 26.

Delivery date for COVAX’s vaccine for Vietnam may changeicon

Delivery date for COVAX’s vaccine for Vietnam may change

SOCIETY
25/03/2021

Due to the shortage of a global supply of Covid-19 vaccines, the vaccine batch provided for Vietnam by the COVAX program may arrive in Vietnam later than scheduled.

Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine authorised for emergency useicon

Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine authorised for emergency use

SOCIETY
24/03/2021

The Health Ministry on March 23 approved with conditions Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine named Gam-COVID-Vac, also known as Sputnik V, for emergency use in COVID-19 prevention and control in the country.

Vietnam to produce Covid-19 vaccines by Septembericon

Vietnam to produce Covid-19 vaccines by September

SOCIETY
24/03/2021

The clinical trial of the domestically-made Nanocovax vaccine is going smoothly, and by the end of September, Vietnam will have its first Covid-19 vaccine.