Covivac, Vietnam’s homegrown vaccine, is effective against the two new strains of the SARS-CoV-2 detected in the UK and South Africa, according to Dr. Duong Huu Thai, Director of the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC).
The Long An Provincial People’s Committee on March 14 held a ceremony to inaugurate the newly-upgraded Van Phuoc communal house in My Le commune, Can Duoc district.
PSNews - According to Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, this would give them peace of mind when competing abroad trying to earn tickets to 2021 Tokyo Olympics, set to begin July 23 regardless of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Police forces operating in Loc Ninh district of Ninh Phuoc province announced on March 14 that they have arrested five Chinese citizens who entered the nation illegally.
A total of 155 Vietnamese citizens who arrived back in the country after being repatriated from Taiwan (China) have tested negative for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during the first round of testing.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has for the first time presented a prime construction contract to a local contractor in order to complete its Dioxin Remediation project at Bien Hoa Airbase Area.
PSNews - A further 4,793 people received COVID-19 vaccines in Vietnam, bringing the country’s total to 10,041, according to an announcement from the National Expanded Program on Immunization.
PSNews - Six volunteers on March 15 will receive the first doses of COVIVAC, Vietnam’s second COVID-19 vaccine to be trialed on humans, at the Hanoi Medical University.
Three people, including two in Hai Duong province, the country’s biggest coronavirus hotspot, have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the Ministry of Health announced on March 13 afternoon.
The Military Command of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh organised a ground-breaking ceremony on March 12 for a project to upgrade a revolutionary historical relic site associated with the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP).
PSNews – An inter-ministerial working mission has proposed the Prime Minister to accept Vietnam Vaccine JSC (VNVC) to import 30 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses and then transfer them to the Ministry of Health on a non-profit basis.
The Defence Ministry held a ceremony on March 12 to present the President’s decision to send Lieut. Col Tran Duc Huong from the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, to take up a position at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Vietnam Airlines has offered to transport domestically free of charge 5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine (11.5 tonnes) supplied by COVAX Facility - a mechanism set up by the World Health Organization (WHO), from March 15.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) on March 10 warned all organizations and individuals against scammers offering to sell fake COVID-19 vaccines.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to add VND502.9 billion (US$21.8 million) to the 2021 State budget expenditure estimate in a bid to step up COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control efforts.
PSNews – About 433 medical and other frontline workers in Vietnam received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on August 10, the third day of the first COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Vietnam.
Construction of a 4-km underground section of the Hanoi urban railway line No.3 (Nhon-Hanoi Station) will commence after May 1, with four underground stations from Station 9 in Kim Ma to Station 12 in Hanoi Station.
PSNews - Five among 522 medical workers and others, who got the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Vietnam, have developed minor complications and are being treated in hospital.
PSNews -Vietnam will receive 1.38 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine in March and 4.18 million others in April, according to an annoucement of the National Expanded Immunisation Programme.
Police forces operating in An Giang province said on March 7 that they had arrested a total of 34 Chinese men who were in the process of attempting to enter the country illegally.