VOV.VN - Despite the novel coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19) brought under control in Vietnam, a second wave of the virus is likely to break out at any time if a complacent attitude creeps into public behaviour, warns a senior health expert.
Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung, who also chairs the Vietnam-India Friendship Association, presented 100,000 antibacterial cloth masks to Indian Ambassador Pranay Verma on April 21 to assist the South Asian nation in the fight against COVID-19.
German news agency Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) on April 13 underlined that Vietnam's response to the COVID-19 pandemic can offer lessons to nations struggling to contain the outbreak, noting that “much of Vietnam's success can be ascribed to its social unity”.
Global and regional media continued hailing Vietnam’s fight against COVID-19, saying that rapid and active response by the authorities and public cooperation play an important role.
VOV.VN - As many as 63 medical workers of the Hanoi Obstetrics Hospital have been placed in quarantined after having contact with a coronavirus patient, according to the hospital management.
VOV.VN - Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have asked relevant agencies in the city to adopt more drastic measures aimed at keeping the number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases under 150.
VOV.VN - A total of four flights traveling from Russia to Vietnam were forced to take U-turns on the evening of March 17 after a change in Vietnamese regulations to temporarily suspend the process of issuing visas for foreign arrivals in an attempt to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - Immediate measures are to be taken to combat the transmission of disease whilst halting the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the wider community, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a regular cabinet meeting on COVID-19 prevention and control held in Hanoi on March 13.
VOV.VN -Marta Morgan, First Deputy Foreign Minister of Canada, displayed her appreciation for Vietnam's strong and proactive measures in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during phone talks with her Vietnamese counterpart Bui Thanh Son on March 12, which came following a request from the Canadian side.
VOV.VN - The sub-department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary in the northern city of Hai Phong reported a new outbreak of the A/H5N6 avian influenza on February 25.
VOV.VN - A fresh outbreak of the A/H5N6 avian influenza has been reported in Tan Khang commune of Nong Cong district in the northern province of Thanh Hoa.
109,000 purebred pigs have been kept safe to help Vietnam rebuild its herd after the decimation caused by African swine flu, an incurable disease.
African swine fever has been reported in two new provinces - the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and the southern province of Ca Mau, raising the total number of localities affected by the virus to 46.
Party Committees at all levels, local administrations and social organisations must make strong efforts to fight African swine fever, said a directive issued on May 20 by the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat.
The northern mountainous province of Bac Kan has become the second locality in Vietnam to declare the end of the local African swine fever (ASF) outbreak.
The northern province of Hoa Binh has declared no more cases of African swine fever (ASF), becoming the first locality among 23 cities and provinces affected nationwide to get free from ASF.
The transportation of pigs has been restricted in the northern province of Thai Binh following an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF).
No epidemics broke out during the Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) holiday from February 2-10, according to the Ministry of Health.
The central province of Phu Yen recorded no new outbreak of A/H5N6 influenza in the locality over the past three weeks, said Nguyen Van Lam, vice head of the provincial sub-department of animal husbandry and veterinary medicine, on November 21.