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Many Vietnamese still die of rabies though the disease is preventable

Though rabies vaccines exist for both humans and animals, the disease has the highest number of deaths among diseases transmitted from animals to humans in Vietnam.

XBB Covid variant and Vietnam’s actions

The XBB Covid-19 variant is becoming common because of its rapid spread and immune resistance.

Health Ministry denies oversupply of Covid-19 vaccines

Duong Thi Hong, Deputy Director of the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, has confirmed that the current Covid-19 vaccine supply is only enough to give booster shots.

Schools still confused about handling Covid-19 cases

After one week, preschools and primary schoolers in Ho Chi Minh City come back to schools for direct learning, the number of Covid-19 students tends to increase.

HCMC closely monitor foreign arrivals receiving home care

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health yesterday said that the city is closely monitoring arrivals from foreign countries in isolation at home to prevent infection of the Omicron variant.

Vietnam reports 14,112 new COVID-19 cases on Feb. 6

Vietnam logged 14,112 new COVID-19 infections on February 6, including seven imported cases, according to the Ministry of Health.

HCMC: In-person learning for students in grades 1, 2, 5 must be priority

The return to class of primary school students after Tet holidays will be based on spirit of volunteering, said the Department of Training and Education of HCMC.

Govt allows purchase of 21.9 million Pfizer doses for children under 12

The Government has approved the procurement of 21.9 million doses of the Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged between five and 11.

COVID-19: Additional 8,601 cases reported on February 3

Vietnam logged 8,601 new COVID-19 infections, including 26 imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 16:00 on February 3, said the Ministry of Health.

Over 11,000 new Covid infections reported

The Ministry of Health this evening, February 1, confirmed 11,023 fresh cases of Covid, with 12 of them imported and 11,011 others locally-transmitted, declining by 1,626 cases versus yesterday.

Over 13,600 new Covid infections reported

The Ministry of Health this evening, January 30, confirmed 13,694 fresh Covid cases, with 38 of them imported and 13,656 locally infected in 61 cities and provinces, down 1,444 cases against yesterday.

Health Ministry reports nearly 15,000 new Covid cases

The Ministry of Health reported 14,978 new Covid-19 cases today, January 23, with 44 of them imported and 14,934 others locally infected, down 724 cases day-on-day.

Health Ministry confirms 15,684 new Covid cases on Sunday

The Ministry of Health confirmed 15,684 new Covid infections on Sunday, January 16, including 41 imported cases and 15,643 domestic transmissions in 61 cities and provinces nationwide, falling by over 660 cases against yesterday.

Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections surpass 2 million

Vaccination is the key to enabling the country to pursue its recovery plans.

COVID-19: 15,779 new infections recorded, Hanoi tops localities

As many as 15,779 people have tested positive for coronavirus in 60 cities and provinces across Vietnam during the past 24 hours, with Hanoi capital topping localities in infection number.

Over 14,800 new Covid infections reported

The Ministry of Health this evening, January 1 confirmed 14,835 fresh Covid cases, with 13 of them imported and 14,822 locally infected in 62 cities and provinces, dipping by 1,654 cases over yesterday.

Vietnam runs historic vaccination campaign in 2021

Vietnam’s great efforts in vaccine diplomacy helped obtain commitments for over 100 million vaccine doses in 2021, which allowed it to launch its biggest ever vaccination campaign.

Health Ministry confirms over 15,200 fresh Covid-19 infections

The Ministry of Health confirmed 15,218 new Covid-19 cases this evening, December 26, including 36 imported cases and 15,182 locally-transmitted cases, down 377 domestic cases against yesterday.

COVID-19: additional 16,110 cases confirmed on December 19

A total of 16,110 new infections of COVID-19, including 17 imported cases, were reported in Vietnam during 24 hours from 4pm December 18 to 4pm December 19, according to the Ministry of Health.

New Covid infections jump by over 14,600

The Ministry of Health this evening, December 12 confirmed 14,638 new Covid cases, taking the country’s Covid caseload to over 1.41 million.