Foreign ministry advises Vietnamese against travelling to nCoV-affected areas
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised Vietnamese citizens against travelling to the areas reporting the acute pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV) strain or likely affected by the disease.
Passengers at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi
The recommendation was issued amidst the complex development of the disease inChina.
The Consular Department also suggested Vietnamese in China to stay updated withrelevant information and comply with instructions given by local authorities toavoid infection.
Those seeking support can dial thecitizen protection hotline of the Vietnamese Embassy in China +8613120363638, the Consulate General in Shanghai +8613661537498, the Consulate General in Kunming 0086 13099948529, the Consulate General in Nanning +8618587897059, the ConsulateGeneral in Guangzhou +8613247675268, the Consulate General in Hong Kong +85225914510, or the citizen protection switchboard +84981 84 84 84./.VNA