Vaccination will start in early March, and 1.2 million more doses may be added to the programme in late March.
The Health Ministry said on April 20 morning that no new case of COVID-19 was detected overnight, marking the fourth consecutive day Vietnam has had no new infection of the coronavirus.
The Prime Minister has asked ministers and heads of ministry-level agencies, chairpersons of the people’s committees of centrally-run cities and provinces, within their authority, to focus on directing, guiding, inspecting, promptly discovering
The Ministry of Health is attempting to track down people who came in close contact with COVID-19 patient 183, a 43-year-old reporter in Hà Nội who tested positive on March 29.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has affirmed that Vietnam, as a leading garment exporter, is able to meet demand for face masks of people in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.
The health conditions of almost all COVID-19 patients in Vietnam are stable, with no fever and shortness of breath reported, the Health Ministry announced on March 15.
The Health Ministry announced a new COVID-19 case, the 34th in Vietnam, in the afternoon of March 10.
The Health Ministry said on February 29 that it has sent dispatch No.987/BYT-DP to People’s Committees of cities and provinces informing them on the requirement for medical declaration for travellers coming from or travelling through Iran and Italy.
Health of the three-month-old baby contracting the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is improving, a health official has said.
Representatives from the Health Ministry and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have proposed banning those coming from or going through areas hit by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak from entry into Vietnam.
The Health Ministry reported on February 13 that it has sent materials and a permanent working team to the northern province of Vinh Phuc to help with the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Ministry of Health has issued an urgent document under which patients with any symptoms of acute respiratory infection are to be examined at specific clinics.
The Ministry of Health has asked HCM City Department of Health to apply punishment and investigate the death of an overseas Vietnamese woman at a local clinic.
The health ministry yesterday demanded that Hue University Hospital turn in their report on a medical incident that resulted in the death of a mother and her child earlier this week by July 11.