Medical staff, from Sangkhla Buri Hospital in Kanchanaburi, have set up a mobile hospital unit in Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary, bringing medical services closer to remote communities, while promoting COVID-19 precautionary measures among villagers.
After a promising outcome from trials in rats, an anti-virus vaccine prototype developed by Thai researchers is now being tested in monkeys, with the results expected by September.
The Governor of Narathiwat, Ekkarat Leesen, visited a royally-initiated model farm project, aimed at helping people affected by COVID-19.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed support policies to encourage environmentally-friendly means of transport which run on electric engines and use renewable fuels.
LOTUS, a health care centre set up under Vietnam-Poland cooperative efforts, is assisting Vietnamese people in the European country in handling testing procedures for COVID-19, free of charge.
VOV.VN - One fresh case of COVID-19 was confirmed among Vietnamese returning from Russia on flight VN0062 which landed on May 13 at Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh province, bringing the national total number of coronavirus cases to 327, the Ministry of Health said on May 26.
VOV.VN - The National Hospital for Tropical Diseases is poised to announce the additional recovery of three novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on May 27, including patients who have made a full recovery from the virus and will be subsequently discharged from hospital.
Facebook, in partnership with the US Mission to Vietnam and partners, launched a “Facebook for Vietnam” campaign to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Vietnam - US relations on May 24.
The Japanese media has reported that a Japanese plastic firm has admitted to giving bribes to Vietnamese officials to avoid paying taxes, said Thanh Nien Online newspaper.
VOV.VN - Berlin Mayor Michael Müller has applauded the variety of charity activities put on by the Vietnamese community in Germany following the Golden Lotus Charity Association presenting 10,000 masks and 10,000 gloves to the local Berlin government in support of Germany’s ongoing battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
VOV.VN - The country has been through 40 days with no new locally-transmitted coronavirus infections, while the total number of positive COVID-19 cases rose to 326 after one more imported case was confirmed on May 25, the Ministry of Health said in its May 26 update.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on May 25 confirmed that a 25-year-old man in Da Nang city has been infected with Zika virus, becoming the first case of this infection in Vietnam this year.
Gas emissions from motorbikes will be periodically checked under the revised Law on Road Traffic which will be submitted to the National Assembly this year to protect the environment.
Regional solidarity among ASEAN members is key to effective COVID-19 response, said Nehginpao Kipgen - Executive Director at the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) - and Aakriti Bansal, a research assistant at the centre, in a recent article posted on Thailand’s Bangkok Post.
An online contest on tobacco harm prevention was launched across Vietnam from now till May 31 to celebrate World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and National No Tobacco Week 2020 (May 25-31).
VOV.VN - A Vietnamese citizen who returned from France has been diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, taking to 326 the total number of confirmed cases in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Five more coronavirus patients were discharged from hospital in Vietnam on May 25, taking to 272 the total number of patients recovering from the disease, or 84% of the confirmed cases in the country.
VOV.VN - Quang Ninh’s last novel coronavirus (COVID-19) case was successfully discharged from hospital on May 25 after going on to make a full recovery from the virus, according to Nguyen Trong Dien, Director of the Quang Ninh provincial Department of Health.
VOV.VN - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, in collaboration with the Vietnamese embassy in Japan and other relevant agencies, conducted a special flight on May 25 to bring home 343 Vietnamese citizens who have been left stranded in Japan as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
VOV.VN - The Conversation, a renowned Australian news website, published an article on May 25 outlining the prudent and low-cost approach taken by Vietnam to fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).