VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 20icon

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 20

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With good performance in the COVID-19 combat, central Da Nang city and its neighbouring province of Quang Nam are seeking permission to welcome international tourists back.
Thirty-two localities declare COVID-19 risk levels

Thirty-two localities declare COVID-19 risk levels

SOCIETYicon19/10/2021
Thirty-two cities and provinces across the country have declared their COVID-19 risk levels by October 18, following the Government’s new guidelines on safe adaption to the pandemic outlined in Resolution 128/NQ-CP.
Vaccines used for children to be researched, considered thoroughly: ministry

Vaccines used for children to be researched, considered thoroughly: ministry

SOCIETYicon19/10/2021
The Ministry of Health plans to conduct vaccinations against COVID-19 for children aged 12-17 in late October, with those aged 16 - 17 to get the shots first
VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 19

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 19

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HCM City has no plans to inoculate children aged 12-17 against COVID-19
Herd immunity has yet to be reached in HCM City, experts warn

Herd immunity has yet to be reached in HCM City, experts warn

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With 98.5 percent of people aged 18 and over having been vaccinated and 75 percent of adults fully vaccinated, many people mistakenly believe that HCM City has reached herd immunity.
Thu Duc City, districts in HCMC asked to assess pandemic risk every week

Thu Duc City, districts in HCMC asked to assess pandemic risk every week

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Thu Duc City and all districts in HCMC must assess their pandemic transmission risk in line with the Government’s Resolution 128 on safely and flexibly living with the pandemic every week,
Pfizer vaccine may be approved for children aged 12-17 in Vietnam

Pfizer vaccine may be approved for children aged 12-17 in Vietnam

SOCIETYicon19/10/2021
In many countries, only Pfizer vaccine has been approved for people aged 12 to 17. In Vietnam, this vaccine may be also used for children.
HCM City to build 1 million units of affordable housing for low-income workers

HCM City to build 1 million units of affordable housing for low-income workers

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The chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee, Phan Van Mai, said the city plans to build one million units of affordable housing for low-income workers.
HCM City ready to enter ‘new normal’ period: official

HCM City ready to enter ‘new normal’ period: official

SOCIETYicon19/10/2021
All 22 districts in HCM City and Thu Duc City have met the criteria for epidemic control and are ready to enter the “new normal” stage, said HCM City People's Council Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Le at the council’s 3rd session on October 18.
Anti-State propagandist to be brought to trial in Hanoi

Anti-State propagandist to be brought to trial in Hanoi

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The Hanoi People’s Court is set to open a trial on November 4 for a 43-year-old woman charged with “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”.
HCM City has no plans to inoculate children aged 12-17 against COVID-19

HCM City has no plans to inoculate children aged 12-17 against COVID-19

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Ho Chi Minh City currently has no plans to vaccinate children aged 12-17 against COVID-19, deputy head of the municipal Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control Pham Duc Hai affirmed on October 18.
Incense village struggles to reignite post-pandemic

Incense village struggles to reignite post-pandemic

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Traditional handicraft villages have started to resume operation after more than two months of suspension due to the fourth coronavirus outbreak in late April that forced the capital city to follow strict social distancing measures.
Science and technology ministry to study new SARS-CoV-2 testing methods

Science and technology ministry to study new SARS-CoV-2 testing methods

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The Ministry of Science and Technology will research the production of COVID-19 vaccines, treatment drugs and new SARS-CoV-2 testing methods, said Minister of Science and Technology Huynh Thanh Dat.
Health Ministry leaders asked to directly provide COVID-19 information via mass media

Health Ministry leaders asked to directly provide COVID-19 information via mass media

SOCIETYicon19/10/2021
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked leaders of the Ministry of Health to provide the latest information to the media on a daily and weekly basis on the COVID-19 prevention and control situation.
HCM City begins to close field hospitals at dormitories, schools

HCM City begins to close field hospitals at dormitories, schools

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The HCM City Department of Health has begun to close COVID-19 field hospitals located at dormitories and schools as the number of COVID-19 cases has dropped in recent weeks.
Hanoi expats donate blood during pandemic

Hanoi expats donate blood during pandemic

SOCIETYicon19/10/2021
As the citywide lockdown caused blood shortages in Hanoi's hospitals, many foreigners in the city donated blood during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.