The all-out war on fake news Society

The all-out war on fake news

Facing the boom of fake news amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has worked with the Da LAB band to reintroduce “rap news”, a creative type of news bulletin, via the video clip “Khong Fake News” (No Fake News).
2019-nCoV situation by February 11 Health

Infographic2019-nCoV situation by February 11

By 7:30 Feb. 11, 2020, 43,099 confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV infection have been reported globally, including 1,018 deaths (1016 in China and 2 outside mainland China). Vietnam has so far reported 15 cases of 2019-nCoV infection.
US provides medical supplies for Laos World

US provides medical supplies for Laos

The US government said on February 10 that it had provided health supplies for Laos in the first delivery from a pledge of up to 100 million USD in global assistance to fight the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Malaysia: Another nCoV patient cured with anti-HIV drugs World

Malaysia: Another nCoV patient cured with anti-HIV drugs

The fourth patient infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Malaysia recovered after receiving HIV anti-retroviral medication Kaletra for his treatment, according to the country’s Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye.
Deputy PM pledges best conditions for nCoV test kit development Health

Deputy PM pledges best conditions for nCoV test kit development

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases will receive the best conditions to develop and produce test kits for the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in coordination with research groups and relevant agencies.
Philippines to implement air passengers’ info-sharing system World

Philippines to implement air passengers’ info-sharing system

The Philippines will soon put into use an integrated system for sharing information of air passengers between airlines and government agencies to cut delays in tracing people suspected of being infected with the coronavirus (2019-nCoV), according to the country’s Department of Justice.