Category Archives: Health

COVID-19: WHO warns worst yet to come

   The head of the World Health Organization has warned that the coronavirus pandemic is not even close to being over amid an increase of COVID-19 cases since social distancing efforts have eased.  At a conference on COVID-19 in Geneva

More than 10 million people contract COVID-19

  As of Monday, the world had recorded more than 10 million COVID-19 infections, with over 500,000 deaths, according to worldometers.info. Two thirds of the cases were in America and Europe. The US continues to be the world’s epicenter with more

50,000 face masks presented to Vietnamese community in Canada

   The Vietnamese Embassy in Ottawa on Saturday presented 50,000 face masks to the Vietnamese community in Canada with the hope that all Vietnamese citizens in Canada will be safe and sound and overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

EU to meet for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak

27 EU leaders will meet in Brussels on July 17 to discuss an economic recovery package.  The 2-day event will be the first person-to person summit since the COVID-19 outbreak. Officials will discuss an 823-billion-USD recovery plan proposed by European

Fifteen coronavirus cases left in Vietnam

  Vietnam had entered its 68th consecutive day without any community coronavirus transmissions as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. No fatalities have been recorded and 328 patients, 94% of the total,

Preparations underway to repatriate British COVID-19 patient

  The Ministry of Health on Monday held a medical consultation on the British COVID-19 patient, who has been undergoing treatment at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City for the past 96

Coronavirus pandemic still accelerating: WHO chief

  The novel coronavirus pandemic is still accelerating and its effects will be felt for decades, World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told an online conference on Monday.  He said the pandemic is much more than a

Vietnam goes 67 days with no new community transmission of COVID-19

 Vietnam had recorded 349 COVID-19 cases as of  Monday morning, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, and had gone 67 straight day with no new community transmission of COVID-19. Of the 349 cases recorded so

Total global confirmed COVID-19 cases exceed 8.7 million

The novel coronavirus has infected more than 8.7 million people and killed over 460,000 worldwide, according to worldometers.info.  The US remains the world’s epicenter with nearly 2.3 million infections and over 120,000 deaths, followed by Brazil. On Friday, Egypt recorded

WHO warns world in new, dangerous phase of pandemic

  The coronavirus pandemic has entered a new and dangerous phase as daily COVID-19 cases hit record highs and people are tired of lockdowns, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Friday.  The number of new cases reported Thursday was the