Moreover, the drastic and effective directions taken by the government and the Prime Minister, the joint efforts of the entire political system, medical staff, armed forces, business community, and people from all walks of life at home and abroad have been vindicated. … [Read more...] about Law makers discuss solutions to contain COVID-19 epidemic
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Speaking at the meeting, Chief Author Lieutenant Colonel Tran Trung Kien said that since COVID-19 is spreading quickly throughout the world and Vietnam, it is risky for medical workers in hospitals and quarantine areas to carry medical equipment and necessities by hand. Their actions have the potential to contribute to the spread of the virus. … [Read more...] about Military unit to produce robot to serve COVID-19 containment
Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung has symbolically handed over 550,000 made-in-Vietnam anti-bacterial masks as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to help their counterparts of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Attending the handover ceremony in Hanoi on April 7 were the ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, and the ambassador, head of the European Union Delegation to Vietnam. Speaking at the event, Dung said amid the current global medical crisis, no single country could effectively contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. International cooperation and enhancing solidarity are important factors to protect the health and safety of people, helping to mitigate the great impacts of the epidemic, he said. … [Read more...] about Vietnam presents antibacterial masks to European countries
In the unfortunate event of a generalised Covid-19 epidemic in Việt Nam the deadly mix of Covid-19 and superbugs might be even more severe than in Italy considering the high rates of antibiotic resistant bacteria causing Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI). Studies in hospitals throughout Việt Nam showed that half of all patients are colonised with superbugs resistant to most available antibiotics. In Intensive Care Units one third of the patients had HAI commonly with superbugs, resulting in longer treatment times, higher costs and mortality. … [Read more...] about A deadly mix of Covid-19 and superbugs may be the cause of high death rates in Italy – could this also happen in Việt Nam and can it be prevented?
The Al-Arabiya Arabic article outlines the strict quarantine measures implemented by the nation on tens of thousands of Vietnamese nationals returning home from abroad as a means of avoiding the epidemic spreading in a similar manner to Europe and the United States. It states its appreciation for the prevention efforts led by the Vietnamese government, noting that they have received both praise and co-operation from citizens and have served as a way of keeping the number of infections at a lower level than neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia. … [Read more...] about Foreign media outlets praise Vietnam’s successful efforts to curb COVID-19