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Coronavirus patients will receive free treatment: health ministry

People who caught novel coronavirus (nCoV) would be offered free tests, treatment and medicine, according to the Ministry of Health.


WHO representative praises Vietnam’s efforts in nCoV fight

The World Health Organisation (WHO) noted that Việt Nam has been managing the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) “very well”. 

Minister assures that there will be no food shortage for Tet

The minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed that there will be enough food during Tet Holiday this year as some people raised concerns about pork shortages.


Satellite system helps forecast dengue epidemics in Vietnam

Dengue fever epidemics could be forecast up to eight months in advance by a new satellite-based, early warning system.

Flu shot may be more effective than nasal vaccine, study says

 When it comes to vaccinating yourself -- or your kids -- against the flu, there are two options in the United States: a traditional shot or a nasal spray.

Vietnam under threat of new diseases

VietNamNet Bridge - Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said that many new diseases have appeared in recent decades, with SARS, A/H5N1 influenza, MERS-Cov, A/H7N9 influenza, and Ebola in the past ten years and they are big threats to Vietnam.

Social News Headlines 19/3

 Prolonged drought damages farming production; A/H1N1 flu-infected cases on the rise; Gambling ring faces trial in Bac Ninh; Vietnam-Japan College to be established; Vietnam calls for int’l efforts against drugs

Vietnam-China borderline to be decontaminated to prevent H7N9

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development - Mr. Cao Duc Phat has approved an emergency response plan against dangerous viruses capable of infecting humans.

Social News Headlines 7/2

 Lang Son confirms no H7N9 infection; HCM City to set up new post-planning office; Ha Noi suburbs face shortage of clean water; First Vietnamese school for children inaugurated in Japan; One killed in HCM City house fire

Vietnam to update railway system

 Transport officials and experts agree that Vietnam must build new north-south express railways, while upgrading the old ones, in order to meet  market demands.


 Vietnamese students win scholarships; Illegally imported weapons seized; Minimum salary increases since July 1; Hau Giang confirms first A/H1N1 death; Lam Dong police bust drug den

Two women in Mekong Delta die of H1N1

 VietNamNet Bridge - A rice trader in Ben Tre Province and a farmer in Vinh Long province have been reported to die of H1N1 flu.

HCM City: Second person died of A/H1N1 influenza

 VietNamNet Bridge - On June 4, the Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City announced that a patient of A/H1N1 influenza died at the hospital on June 3.