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154 CDC staff test negative for COVID-19 in Quang Nam

154 CDC staff test negative for COVID-19 in Quang Nam

VOV.VN - As many as 154 employees of the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of Quang Nam province have tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 virus after a CDC member was infected with the virus.

GAVI lauds Vietnam’s ways to control COVID-19

GAVI lauds Vietnam’s ways to control COVID-19

GAVI, an international organisation that works to improve access to new and underused vaccines for children in the world's poorest countries, has published an article on its website gavi.org, highlighting the four ways Vietnam has managed to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

New arrivals set to undergo four COVID-19 tests

New arrivals set to undergo four COVID-19 tests

VOV.VN - Upon entering the country fresh arrivals will immediately be put into isolation where they will have samples taken four times, once upon their arrival, followed by on the fifth, tenth and final days of their compulsory 14-day quarantine period.

Vietnam has capacity to produce COVID-19 testing kits

Vietnam has capacity to produce COVID-19 testing kits

VOV.VN - By producing a diagnostic kit that is able to detect signs of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Vietnam has become one of the few countries in the world to successfully master the technology.

US media outlet details why Vietnam has had so few COVID-19 cases

US media outlet details why Vietnam has had so few COVID-19 cases

VOV.VN - The National Public Radio (NPR) of the United States has quoted experts who believe that experience in dealing with prior pandemics, early implementation of social distancing, and firm action from political leaders have all contributed to Vietnam having so few novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases with no deaths.

US provides nearly US$3 million in health assistance for Vietnam

US provides nearly US$3 million in health assistance for Vietnam

VOV.VN - The US is providing both technical assistance and financial support, initially US$18.3 million to ASEAN member states, including nearly US$3 million to Vietnam, according to information released on March 31 by the US Department of State.

Hanoi increases isolation period for COVID-19 outbreaks to 28 days

Hanoi increases isolation period for COVID-19 outbreaks to 28 days

VOV.VN - The quarantine period for outbreaks of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is set to be raised in Hanoi from 21 days to 28 days, according to information released during the 21st session of the COVID-19 Steering Committee for Disease Prevention and Control held in the capital on March 18.

Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention

Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US Robert Redfield signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in infection prevention and antibiotic resistance and infection surveillance related to medical care in Hanoi on December 12.

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

More than 1,200 health care managers will need new jobs when provincial centres for preventive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria and others are merged into one general Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in each province, as required by the Ministry of Health by 2021.

US issues Zika travel warning for Southeast Asian countries

US issues Zika travel warning for Southeast Asian countries

VOV.VN - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel warning, advising pregnant women to consider postponing unimportant travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries where there is high risk of Zika virus infection.

Thailand: New draft constitution welcomed by majority

Thailand: New draft constitution welcomed by majority

The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand has announced that up to 61.45% of voters supported a new draft constitution while 38.55% were against as 94% of ballots at a referendum held on August 7 counted.

CIC - A flagship for sustainable cocoa development in Vietnam

CIC - A flagship for sustainable cocoa development in Vietnam

Vietnam is sitting on a big opportunity to expand its high-quality cocoa production and export, with a big boost from Cacao International Corporation (CIC), the first integrated agricultural company in Vietnam that has advanced sustainable cocoa production and sourcing methods.