Vietnam approves national programme for development of domestic vaccines

Vietnam approves national programme for development of domestic vaccines

NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has approved a national science-technology programme for promoting studies and production of human vaccines by 2030. (6 hours ago)

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COVID-19 vaccination now covers children aged 12 - 17: MoH

  Oct 14, 2021 22:01:32
NDO/VNA – The COVID-19 vaccination will be expanded to children aged 12 - 17, starting this October in localities with sufficient conditions, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH). 

Vietnam Airlines transports COVID-19 vaccine home from Europe

  Oct 14, 2021 21:57:59
NDO/VNA - A flight from Budapest, Hungary, operated by Vietnam Airlines carrying COVID-19 vaccines and medical supplies provided by several European countries landed at Hanoi’s Noi Bai international airport on October 14. 

Vaccination against COVID-19 sped up nationwide

  Oct 14, 2021 17:46:59
NDO – According to the Ministry of Health, a large number of COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Vietnam from now until the end of 2021; therefore, localities should prepare the human resources, infrastructure and essential conditions necessary to speed vaccination coverage, towards controlling the pandemic as soon as possible and safely adapting to the epidemic. 

COVID-19: Vietnam working hard in vaccination

  Oct 14, 2021 10:11:50
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Ministry of Health is working hard to roll out the vaccine strategy, especially vaccine diplomacy.  

Foreign Minister: comprehensive vaccine plan for 2022 needed

  Oct 13, 2021 22:22:54
NDO/VNA – Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has asked the Government’s Working Group on vaccine diplomacy to build a comprehensive vaccine plan for 2022 based on domestic demand, including vaccines for children aged 5-12 and 12-18, booster shots as well as the capacity of vaccine production at home. 

Vietnam records additional 3,461 COVID-19 cases

  Oct 13, 2021 20:41:39
NDO/VNA – Vietnam reported an additional 3,461 COVID-19 cases and 106 more deaths in the past 24 hours to 5pm on October 13, the Ministry of Health announced.  

Croatia, Hungary help Vietnam battle COVID-19

  Oct 13, 2021 15:53:23
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Nguyen Thi Bich Thao received the token of 60,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine presented by the Croatian Government at a ceremony held in Budapest, Hungary on October 12. 

Ho Chi Minh City resumes immunisation programmes for children

  Oct 13, 2021 09:53:05
NDO/VNA - Routine immunisation of children has resumed in Ho Chi Minh City, the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak, after being temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the HCM City Centre for Disease Control (HCDC). 

Vietnam receives ultra-low temperature freezers from US

  Oct 13, 2021 06:25:29
NDO/VNA - The Health Ministry’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology held a ceremony in Hanoi on October 12 to receive 77 ultra-low temperature freezers donated by the US. 

COVID-19: New cases continue to drop on October 12

  Oct 12, 2021 21:39:15
NDO/VNA – Vietnam recorded 2,949 new cases of COVID-19 on October 12, a drop of 678 cases compared to the previous day, according to the Ministry of Health. 

Mekong Delta localities speed up COVID-19 vaccinations

  Oct 12, 2021 14:45:30
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sent a document to Secretaries of provincial/municipal Party Committees and Chairpersons of provincial/municipal People’s Committees, asking for faster vaccinations against COVID-19. 

Traditional medicines promoted to assist COVID-19 treatment

  Oct 12, 2021 12:23:23
NDO - The Ministry of Health recently promulgated interim guidelines for the use of traditional medicines in prevention and treatment of COVID-19. 

COVID-19: 3,619 cases added to national tally

  Oct 11, 2021 21:18:14
NDO/VNA – Vietnam recorded 3,619 new infections of COVID-19, including two imported cases, on October 11, according to the Ministry of Health. 

Vietnam on right track in fight against COVID-19

  Oct 11, 2021 17:47:47
NDO – With the Delta variant, the fourth outbreak of COVID-19 has caused many difficulties and confusion; therefore, thanks to the new decisions, the fight against COVID-19 in Vietnam has achieved positive results with a sharp decrease in new infections and deaths and an increase in recoveries.