HCM City: first shots basically completed, new infections down Health

HCM City: first shots basically completed, new infections down

Ho Chi Minh City has basically completed giving the first shots of COVID-19 vaccines to those aged above 18 while new infections are on the decrease, the municipal Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control told a press conference on September 16.
HCM City steps up COVID-19 preventive measures Health

HCM City steps up COVID-19 preventive measures

There have been no more cases of COVID-19 in Ho Chi Minh City since one person was diagnosed with it at Tan Son Nhat Airport in February, but the city Centre for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of Health said the risk of an outbreak remains high.
People warned not to be complacent about dengue fever Health

People warned not to be complacent about dengue fever

Dengue fever cases dropped significantly in Vietnam during the first eight months of this year, but the country needed to remain vigilant as there were currently cases in 58 provinces and cities and the risk of a greater outbreak was extremely high, experts have said.
HCM City takes steps to increase vaccinations among children Health

HCM City takes steps to increase vaccinations among children

The Ho Chi Minh City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has instructed district health officials to either send messages or call parents of children born between January and September in 2019 to remind them about vaccination schedules this year.
Quang Ninh CDC qualified for SARS-CoV-2 testing Health

Quang Ninh CDC qualified for SARS-CoV-2 testing

The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the northern province of Quang Ninh has been qualified to perform tests for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), according to a newly-released decision by the Ministry of Health.
Private hospitals urged to stay alert to COVID-19 Health

Private hospitals urged to stay alert to COVID-19

Private medical establishments should stay alert to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as the country has entered the second phase of disease prevention and control, said an official from the Ministry of Health (MoH).
National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS Health

National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS

A national communication campaign named “undetectable equals untransmittable” (U=U, or Khong phat hien=Khong lay truyen K=K in Vietnamese) was launched in Hanoi on October 22 with the support of the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).