“Leaving the homeland to make a living, we always expect the day to return home. When getting sick, our homesickness and the desire to return home are even greater than ever. I'm really happy and grateful. Thank the Party and State for giving us the opportunity to return home,” Cuong said. … [Read more...] about 183 people returning from Equatorial Guinea leave quarantine zone today
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"We will just need to confirm small details before the resumption of reciprocal visits," Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi was quoted by Kyodo News as saying after reaching the agreement with his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan at their meeting in the Southeast Asian country. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 14
UK, US media highlight British pilot’s hospital discharge after defeating coronavirus The UK media has run articles highlighting the hospital discharge of a British pilot – known as Patient 91 and the most seriously ill COVID-19 case in Vietnam who spent more than two months on life support before returning home on July 12. … [Read more...] about Why does Vietnam have many Covid-19-related deaths in the second wave of Covid-19?
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - First phase of human trials on a made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine could begin as early as this October. The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) in Nha Trang city, partnering with New York City-based Icahn School of Medicine and the global health non-profit organisation PATH, expects to conduct testing on small groups of volunteers in October-December this year. Phase 2, comprising larger groups of people, and Phase 3, comprising up to thousands, will be conducted at the beginning of 2021. The institute plans to submit documents for approval to the health ministry as early as April next year and claims to be capable of producing 30 million doses a year. By October 2021, the vaccine could be distributed to the general population. IVAC is researching an egg-based vaccine, making use of the Newcastle disease virus (NDV) expressing the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2. According to Duong Huu Thai, head of IVAC, the production of its COVID-19 vaccine will … [Read more...] about Made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine set for human trials in October
On August 14, Ca Mau Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control said they had found eight crew who had re-entered Vietnam illegally through Song Doc Town. Nguyen Van Dung, deputy head of the Department of Health, said eight people were brought to the quarantine centre and one person had a fever and was brought to Tran Van Thoi General Hospital. "We have taken samples from them for testing. The first test results came back negative," he said. The local authorities have also reviewed and determined 33 people that had contact with the men. They will be monitored at home in accordance with regulations. On August 11, Song Doc Town People's Committee received the news that eight sailors had returned from Malaysia illegally into Vietnam. At that time, two people had already been transferred to quarantine centre and six people hadn't filled medical declaration forms. The police in Ca Mau was asked to work with the border guards, the Department of Health and Tran Van Thoi … [Read more...] about Eight sailors caught in Ca Mau illegally re-entering Vietnam