|At the teleconference (Photo: VNA)
He said the forces have continuously controlled well the border areas and effectively quarantined suspected cases.
As of February 17, the army received over 2,290 citizens coming backing home from disease-affected areas, and quarantined them at 14 military locations.
Border guards in seven Vietnam-China border provinces have coordinated with the police, customs officials and militiamen in keeping a close watch over the disease.
So far, Vietnam has recorded 16 infection cases with 14 being successfully treated and the other two in good health.