Four more COVID-19 cases reported in Việt Nam, total rises to 255

The 255th patient is a 29-year-old Vietnamese man from the northern province of Hà Giang’s Bắc Quang District. He returned to Việt Nam from Russia on March 27, arriving at Nội Bài International Airport on flight SU290. He was put under quarantine in Vĩnh Phúc Province. He is now undergoing treatment at the National Hospital […]

US President Donald Trump thanks Việt Nam for COVID-19 support

The US and Vietnamese governments have co-operated extensively in the COVID-19 fight. Since the beginning of this crisis, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have been collaborating with Vietnamese officials to monitor and respond to the evolving COVID-19 situation. — VNS

COVID-patient No 135 tests negative

Doctors and medical staff work at Đà Nẵng General Hospital. The COVID-19 patient No 135 in the city tested negative with SARS-CoV-2 for the first time on April 6. VNS Photo Công Thành 

More community infections of COVID-19 predicted in coming days

COVID-19 steering committee member Trần Đắc Phu, a former head of the General Department of Preventive Medicine, on Wednesday said that in this case, the source of infection remained unclear as his test results showed he had just recently contracted the virus. Meanwhile, the patient was reported to have visited different places before testing positive […]

More citizens complete 14-day quarantine

Nguyễn Trung Nam, a resident of Hà Nội, who finished the isolation period in the Military Unit 855, said he was very impressed and moved by the thoughtfulness, affection and responsibility of the staff and soldiers there.

ASEAN ministers look into coordinating measures to curb COVID-19

They underlined the immediate priority of stopping the spread of the pandemic, and reiterated the need to quickly, drastically and seriously implement measures already adopted by many countries such as physical distancing, tracing sources of infection and quarantining.

Singer aims to bid farewell to COVID-19 with music

Most of the songs I wrote in the past were in the same spirit – conveying optimism and kindness. My songs inherently have such spirits, so it did not take me much time to select or consider anything on writing Farewell COVID. From the song, I want to convey a message to the listeners: if we unite, […]

Nothing unusual about VN’s submission of diplomatic notes to UN protesting China’s illegal claims: spokesperson

Previously in a diplomatic note sent to UN chief António Guterres on March 30, Việt Nam’s mission to the UN categorically rejected and protested China’s own submission of two diplomatic notes reiterating its illegal claims over the islands in the East Sea.

VSS warns over social insurance scammers

The scammers claim to offer services to allow people to receive a lump-sum social insurance payout (compensation which a labourer is eligible for when they stop working earlier than the retirement age and does not receive pension), but in reality, take a large amount of the payout for themselves.

Virus may spark ‘devastating’ global condom shortage

“Border closings and other restrictive measures are affecting transportation and production in a number of countries and regions,” said a UN Population Fund spokesperson, adding they were taking steps such as adding extra suppliers to support urgent needs.