Category Archives: Health

Vietnam confirms two more Covid-19 cases, total 87

The Ministry of Health confirmed on Friday that two nurses of Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi have contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), increasing the total number of infected cases in Vietnam to 87.The 86th COVID-19 case is a 54-year old

Party leader and President: Every citizen is a fighter against pandemic

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong applauded the work done so far in the fight against the pandemic as he chaired the Politburo’s meeting on the Covid-19 prevention and control in Hanoi on Friday. The top leader said

Vietnamese in US well prepared for Covid-19

Vietnamese in the US are informed and emotionally prepared to fight the Covid-19 epidemic. Dinh Anh Trung, who lives in California, said:“I know about good nutrition and good hygiene. I work from home, meet with people only as needed, and

Youth Union staff contribute 17,000 USD to Covid-19 relief effort

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s Central Committee staff on Friday donated more than 17,000 USD in response to the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s appeal for all people’s contributions to the Covid-19 pandemic prevention and control.The donation is e...

Hanoi: Retailers plan to boost stockpiles by 300 percent amid COVID-19

Retailers in Hanoi said they have made plans to boost stockpiles by 300 percent if necessary to meet the demands of local people amid the COVID-19 pandemic.It was revealed during a March 19 meeting between Chairman of the Hanoi

Audit activities to be suspended due to COVID-19

State Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc has requested to suspend the implementation of approved audit plans due to the complicated developments of the COVID-19.Under a dispatch issued recently by the official, audit activities will be suspended until a new

Businesses urged to prepare plans to resume activities after COVID-19

Businesses should keep a close watch on the developments of COVID-19 to have appropriate production recovery plans after the pandemic declines and ends, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.The ministry advised enterprises to take advantage...

Italy surpasses China in number of coronavirus deaths

Italy made headlines worldwide when its death toll from Covid-19 surpassed China's. Italy has now recorded more than 3,400 deaths.Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that the current lockdown in Italy will be extended beyond the orig...

Vietnam confirms 9 new coronavirus infections

Vietnam reported 9 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, bringing its total to 85, according to the Ministry of Health. All of the new cases are overseas returnees, 4 in Hanoi and 5 in Ho Chi Minh City. 7 of them

Int’l cycling race cancelled because of COVID-19

The Return to the Countryside Cycling Tournament - Gao Hat Ngoc Troi Cup has been cancelled due to ongoing fears surrounding the potential spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes the acute respiratory disease (COVID-19), organisers have...