HCM City holds Tet pandemic hike drill

HCM City holds Tet pandemic hike drill

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has freshly held a COVID-19 pandemic scenario exercise to get the system prepared in case of a hike of infections to be caused by a new sub-variant of the Omicron strain in the upcoming Lunar New Year festival (Tet), the biggest and longest traditional event in Vietnam.
PM directs intensifying efforts to prevent COVID-19 during Tet Festival Health

PM directs intensifying efforts to prevent COVID-19 during Tet Festival

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed a dispatch directing ministers, heads of ministerial-level and State agencies, and chairmen of People’s Committees of centrally-run cities and provinces to strengthen measures to prevent the spreading of COVID-19 during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival and the festive season of 2023.
WHO chief representative: fight against COVID-19 not over yet Health

WHO chief representative: fight against COVID-19 not over yet

Chief Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam Dr Angela Pratt on January 6 warned that the fight against COVID-19 is not over yet as many people are getting infected, hospitalised, and dead in many countries around the world.
HCM City to open a hi-tech screening diagnostic centre Health

HCM City to open a hi-tech screening diagnostic centre

Ho Chi Minh City’s Health Department on January 5 announced that a hi-tech screening and diagnostic centre is being developed at Oncology Hospital 2 in Thu Duc city, as part of a project to develop a specialised medical centre in the south of Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
Vietnam, Germany cooperate in preventing future pandemics Health

Vietnam, Germany cooperate in preventing future pandemics

An environmental microbiology laboratory, which is capable of detecting pandemic viruses through testing wastewater samples, will be set up at Vietnamese - German University (VGU) with the support of the World University Service (WUS) of Germany.