Category Archives: Health

Chinese Premier Visits Wuhan as Virus Death Toll Hits 80

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited the city of Wuhan on Monday to meet with health officials and examine the response to the outbreak of a coronavirus that has killed 80 people.

Wuhan is the center of the outbreak and p…

China Virus Outbreak Rams Global Tourism, Costing Billions

With tens of millions of Chinese ordered to stay put and many others avoiding travel as a new virus spreads, tourism around the globe is taking a heavy hit during one of the biggest travel seasons in Asia, the Lunar

Blood donation during Tet

The Hanoi Central Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion continues to receive blood donation from 7:30 to 17:30 everyday even during the traditional lunar new year holiday.

Nguyen Huu Duc of Vinh Phuc provi…

China Building a Hospital to Treat Virus, Expands Lockdowns

BEIJING - China is swiftly building a 1,000-bed hospital dedicated to patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the coun…

China Reports 15 More Deaths From Coronavirus, Bringing Toll to 41

China is reporting another 15 deaths from the coronavirus, bringing the toll from the disease to 41, and an additional 180 people sickened in central Hubei province.

The new figures, announced by officials in Hubei …

China Building a Hospital to Treat Virus, Expands Lockdowns

BEIJING - China is swiftly building a 1,000-bed hospital dedicated to patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the coun…

China Tries to Stop Spread of Virus But No Vaccine in Sight

BEIJING - China has locked down 10 cities out of concern about the spread of the mysterious new coronavirus, which has infected more than 880 people and killed at least 41.

The all-out effort to curb the disease involv…

China Tries to Stop Spread of Virus But No Vaccine in Sight

BEIJING - China has locked down 10 cities out of concern about the spread of the mysterious new coronavirus, which has infected more than 880 people and killed at least 41.

The all-out effort to curb the disease involv…

WHO: Too early to declare coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency

It was a bit too early to consider the new coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization said Thursday after 2 days of meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.

WHO ch…

OVs in Russia celebrate traditional Lunar New Year

The Embassy of Vietnam in Russia on January 23 held a celebration of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) for its staff and overseas Vietnamese who are living, working and studying in Moscow and other Russian localit…