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WHO hails Vietnam’s efforts in combating COVID-19

WHO hails Vietnam’s efforts in combating COVID-19

VOV.VN - In a video clip, the World Health Organization (WHO) has displayed their sincere thanks to Vietnamese people who are directly participating in the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 epidemic threatens global economy

COVID-19 epidemic threatens global economy

VOV.VN - The acute respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19), which in China has affected 64,000 people and caused more than 1,400 deaths, has spread to 26 countries and territories, according to the World Health Organization.

Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues

Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues

A combination of various public health and preventive medicine specialties should be paid attention to at the domestic and international levels to protect people’s health amid emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases globally, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son told a recent conference at the Pasteur Institute in HCM City.

Festival raises public awareness of diabetes prevention

Festival raises public awareness of diabetes prevention

A festival to raise public awareness of the importance of early diabetes prevention and control was organised in Hanoi on November 11 as part of activities in response to World Diabetes Day (November 14).

Vietnam reports first human death of swine flu in years

Vietnam reports first human death of swine flu in years

A medical center in Ho Chi Minh said on June 8 that one of its patients who died on May 30 had tested positive for influenza virus A/H1N1, making her the first swine flu casualty reported in the country in the past couple years.