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PM appoints new Deputy Minister of Health

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has decided to appoint Ms. Nguyen Thi Lien Huong as a new Deputy Minister of Health.

Health Ministry faces scrutiny

The Central Committee for Prevention and Control of Corruption and Negativism on May 16 announced a decision to inspect the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam has prepared for dealing with more Covid-19 cases

Vietnam has prepared for an escalation of the Covid-19 infection cases and will strive for controlling the epidemic by February 6.

Prime Minister names acting Minister of Health

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision promoting Permanent Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long to acting Minister of the health ministry.

All health administrative procedures now at online public services level 4

The Ministry of Health announced that it has completed providing online public health services level 4 for all administrative procedures under the management of the health sector after six months of implementation.

Singapore faces strong dengue fever outbreak

Singapore might face a severe outbreak of dengue fever unless urgent community action is taken, the country’s National Environment Agency (NEA) warned on June 3.

Lung transplant considered for ailing British COVID-19 patient

The Ministry of Health (MoH) is considering a lung transplant for a British man infected with COVID-19, who was the 91st patient and also the most severe case in the country.

Committee: Vietnam able to master two SARS-CoV-2 testing methods

Vietnam has mastered two SARS-CoV-2 testing methods, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control affirmed at its meeting on April 27.

Latest coronavirus news in Vietnam & Southeast Asia April 12

 Health Ministry issues emergency notice on Ha Loi Village

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia April 11

On April 10 evening, two more cases of COVID-19 were reported in Vietnam, raising the total in the country to 257, according to the Ministry of Health.

National steering committee: Vietnam must remain vigilant in COVID-19 fight

The spread of COVID-19 may have slowed in Vietnam but the country must remain on alert since it is still too early to confirm that the pandemic has been contained,

Number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam reaches 245

The Ministry of Health confirmed four more people positive for SARS-CoV-2 on late April 6, adding up to 245 cases of COVID-19 in Vietnam so far.

Vingroup to produce ventilators, body thermometers

Vingroup announced on April 3 that it would produce ventilators and body thermometers to serve the domestic market amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cases of COVID-19 in Vietnam rise to 194

Six more people have been confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on March 30 morning, and all of them are workers of the Truong Sinh Co. Ltd, which provides services for the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital.


Seven new patients add up to 148 COVID-19 cases in Vietnam

The number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam has reached 148 after the Ministry of Health confirmed seven more cases, including five Vietnamese, one South African and one French, on March 26 morning.

Foreign visitors wander Hue streets without face masks

Despite new regulations coming into force on March 16 making it mandatory for all people to wear face masks in public, many foreign visitors could still be spotted not wearing face masks when strolling along the streets of Hue.

Health Ministry announces 8 flights with passengers contracting COVID-19

The Ministry of Health on March 16 announced it has found eight flights with passengers on board contracting COVID-19.

Total COVID-19 cases in Vietnam now 61

The Ministry of Health on March 16 evening announced the latest case of COVID-19, the 61st, in the country.

Vietnam officially enters 2nd phase of COVID-19 fight: Deputy PM

Vietnam has officially entered the second phase of the fight against COVID-19 since the 17th case was detected two days ago, and this phase is even more difficult than the first one, but the country is ready to respond to any circumstance.

Vietnam confirms 20th COVID-19 case

Vietnam on March 7 afternoon reported two more COVID-19 infection cases related to a female patient named N.H.N confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 a day earlier, said the Ministry of Health.