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WHO Representative praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight

Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to Vietnam Kidong Park praised Vietnam’s achievements in COVID-19 prevention and control in an interview on January 22.

Vietnam invited to join in SARS-CoV-2 vaccine production

World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative to Vietnam Kidong Park has said the Vaccine Alliance wants to invite Vietnam to join in research and production of vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.

Vietnam announces two more SARS-CoV-2 test kits of international standards

Two more 'made-in-Vietnam' SARS-CoV-2 test kits meeting international standards were announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on June 5.

Smoking increases risk of COVID-19 community transmission

Smoking can increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission within the community as it weakens lung function and immune response to infections, an official said.

PM highlights anti-COVID-19 efforts, recovery solutions in report to legislature

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 20 reported on the anti-COVID-19 work and key solutions for socio-economic recovery and development, calling for joint concerted efforts and high resolve to weather difficulties and perform tasks as best as possible.

WHO, UK certify Vietnam’s COVID-19 test kit

The World Health Organisation (WHO)'s medical product evaluation agency has sent a letter informing the certification of the SARS-CoV-2 testing kit LightPower iVA SARS-CoV-2 1st RT-rPCR.

Vietnam shares experiences in COVID-19 fight at G20 health ministers’ meeting

Vietnam shared its experiences in COVID-19 prevention and control at the G20 health ministers’ meeting via video conference on late April 19.

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases since Feb 13

Vietnam has reported no new confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) since February 13, heard at a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Hanoi yesterday.

WHO lauds Vietnam’s Covid-19 response efforts

The World Health Organization lauded the efforts that Vietnam has made to respond to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Dr. Kidong Park, World Health Organization representative in Vietnam, grants an interview to VNEWS.

WHO: Vietnam manages COVID-19 outbreak well

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam has highly praised the country’s capacity in dealing with public health emergencies, including the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).


Vietnam successfully isolates new coronavirus: health official

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology has successfully cultivated and isolated the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the laboratory.

Vietnam proposes ASEAN plan to fight nCoV

According to the World Health Organisation, nearly 30 countries and territories have reported confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV, including six in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam working closely with China in nCoV combat: spokeswoman

Vietnam has been cooperating actively with China to control coronavirus and protect citizens of both countries in the fight against this virus, Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has said.

Coronavirus-hit localities told to stop all festivals

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has requested the localities that have declared outbreaks of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to halt all festivals, including those currently underway.

Vietnam stands ready to repel deadly coronavirus: Deputy PM

Vietnam has been all set for the fight against the novel coronavirus (nCoV) that has caused a global public health emergency, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on February 1.

PM calls for joint efforts against nCoV

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries, agencies and localities to stay vigilant to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

Foreign ministry advises Vietnamese against travelling to nCoV-affected areas

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised Vietnamese citizens against travelling to the areas reporting the acute pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV) strain or likely affected by the disease.

Countries ramp up efforts against new coronavirus

Many countries are stepping up measures to prevent the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that have infected over 400 people, mostly in China.

Vietnam on way to end AIDS pandemic in 2030

A conference was held in Hanoi on December 4 to look back on 20 years of HIV/AIDS treatment in Vietnam.