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VN health ministry issues plan to ensure vaccine supply until 2030

Specific priority mechanisms will be given to combined vaccines and vaccines that have not been rolled out in the national expanded vaccination programme during the 2023-25 period.

PM calls for resource sharing in vaccine research and production

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh called for solidarity and the sharing of resources to study and produce vaccines and build an advanced bio-medical industry while delivering a pre-recorded speech at the World Bio Summit on October 25.

Influenza A outbreak causes vaccine shortage in Hanoi

Hanoi is facing an influenza A vaccine shortage.

Vietnam succeeds in producing world’s first vaccine against African Swine Fever

“We have succeeded. Vietnam is the first country in the world to produce a vaccine against African Swine Fever (ASF),” Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien said at a press conference about the disease.

Additional 4,045 COVID-19 cases recorded on October 24

The Ministry of Health announced 4,045 new infections of COVID-19, on October 24, along with 53 COVID-19 related deaths.

Risks of Covid-19 treatment drugs with unknown origin

When the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic broke out in Vietnam, drugs for treating Covid-19 were advertised widely on social networks.

Over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases, 233 fatalities confirmed on Sept 19

A total of 10,040 fresh COVID-19 cases, and 233 deaths regarding the coronavirus were confirmed on September 19 by the Ministry of Health.


National Ethics Committee approves phase 3 study of homemade Covid-19 vaccine

In the evening of September 18, the National Ethics Committee in Biomedical Research under the Ministry of Health (MoH) approved the clinical trial results of the phase 3 of Nanocovax, a home-grown Covid-19 vaccine.



COVID-19: Daily caseload falls on second consecutive day to nearly 11,500

Vietnam has confirmed 11,478 coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours, down by nearly 500 and 1,843 cases respectively compared to the previous two days, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in its 06.00pm coronavirus update on September 12.


COVID-19: Vietnam reports 13,137 more infections, 9,211 recoveries

Vietnam has recorded an additional 13,137 coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours, with two thirds registered in Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong, the country’s two largest COVID-19 hotspots.


COVID-19: Daily caseload hits nearly 15,000, tally passes 500,000 mark

Vietnam’s 24-hour COVID-19 cases hit all-time high of 14,922 on September 3, raising its cumulative tally of infections to 501,649, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in its coronavirus update at 06.00pm.


HCMC reviews one week of tighter social distancing implementation

After six-day tighter social distancing implementation, almost all residents in HCMC have strictly abided by regulations on social distancing and showed awareness of pandemic prevention and control measures.

State employee to be fired for taking bribes for quick vaccine jabs

A state employee in Hanoi's Ba Dinh District has been suspended for allegedly receiving bribes from people who do not want to wait to have their Covid-19 vaccine shots.

Vietnam records 11,214 new COVID-19 cases on August 22

The Ministry of Health on August 22 reported 11,214 new COVID-19 infections in Vietnam, including six imported cases.

HCM City, Binh Duong record highest number of COVID-19 cases, total hits 9,580

A total of 9,580 positive COVID-19 cases, including 6 imported infections were confirmed by the Ministry of Health on August 15, pushing up the national tally to more than 275,000.

200 Germany-made ventilators arrive in HCMC

A flight of Vietjet Air transporting 200 ventilators from Germany landed in Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on August 13 to help hospitals in Covid-19 hotspots fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

Production, supply chains must be maintained amid COVID-19 threats, PM orders

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on August 8 asked localities and businesses to try their best to maintain production and business services amidst the complicated evolution of the fresh coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19: Daily caseload hits record high at nearly 10,000, 147 more deaths

An additional 4,949 coronavirus cases have been detected in Vietnam during the past 12 hours, raising the country’s daily count to 9,684, a record high figure since the resurgence of the virus in late April, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

HBA proposes setting up field hospitals in industrial parks

The HCMC Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority Business Association (HBA) has proposed the HCMC government and relevant agencies establish field hospitals at industrial parks (IP)

COVID-19 infections total 8,260, HCM City leads with 4,052

A total of 4,246 new COVID-19 cases, including 21 imported infections were recorded on August 1 evening, sending the daily infection tally to 8,260, according to the Ministry of Health.