Daily Archives: May 22, 2020

SNOMED International Joins COVID-19 Interoperability Alliance to Support Access to Terminology and Health Data Resources

London, United Kingdom, May 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SNOMED International, the leader in global clinical terminology, announces today the organization’s participation in the COVID-19 Interoperability Alliance. The Alliance is an informatics focused environment supporting collaborative authoring of COVID-19 related

Brookings Institute: Good governance helped Vietnam contain COVID-19

The US’s Brookings Institute has attributed Vietnam’s success in COVID-19 containment to its improved governance and policy coordination.  In an article published on Wednesday, it said Vietnam was one of the first countries to ease social distancing measures and reopen

Trump to withdraw US from Open Skies treaty

US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that the US will exit the Open Skies Treaty because of repeated Russian violations.  US officials said the US will formally withdraw from the accord in six months. The Treaty was signed in

Vietnam records no new Covid-19 community transmissions, global tally reaches 5.1 million

  Vietnam has seen no community transmissions of Covid-19 for 36 straight days. 15,000 people who had close contact with a Covid-19 patient or recently returned from an infected area are being quarantined. The total number of Covid-19 cases has

Government chief highlights Vietnam’s success in COVID-19 fight

  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has attributed Vietnam’s success in containing the novel coronavirus to full and early awareness of the danger posed by the epidemic, effective preventive measures, a clear direction, and great public support.  In a recent

Trump confirms G7 Summit will be held in the US

US President Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed plans for a possible in-person summit of G7 leaders, saying the event will “primarily” take place at the White House and “there could be a piece of it at Camp David”, the presidential

More than half of travel businesses in Ho Chi Minh city resume operation

  60 percent of travel firms in Ho Chi Minh city have reopened after a temporary suspension during the COVID-19 crisis. Most of them are in need of financial support to maintain their activities. Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, Deputy

Rice ATM opens at VOV headquarters for people affected by COVID-19

The Voice of Vietnam on Friday inaugurated a rice ATM for local disadvantaged people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  700 kilograms of rice were prepared and more will be added. The machine will be active from 9 am to 11

British COVID-19 patient’s lung functions better

A British patient suffering from the novel coronavirus saw improvements in his lung functions on Friday, therefore reducing his reliance on the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine (ECMO) as steps are taken for the patient to gradually breathe by himself, according

China will not set growth target for 2020: Premier Li Keqiang

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday delivered a government report to China’s National People’s Congress which opened earlier the same day at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.  He said China has gained “important strategic achievements” in the