HCM City sees high HIV infection risk from undetected virus carriers Health

HCM City sees high HIV infection risk from undetected virus carriers

An estimated 5,500 people living with HIV in the community have yet to be identified in Ho Chi Minh City, with about 30 percent having high viral load rates that are potentially transmitting the virus to others, according to Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Health Nguyen Huu Hung.
Localities tighten supervision of people arriving from abroad Society

Localities tighten supervision of people arriving from abroad

Hanoi’s localities must tighten supervision of people arriving from abroad and fix loopholes in regulations at quarantine facilities, in a bid to prevent community transmissions of COVID-19 at all costs, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Chu Xuan Dung has said.
Malaysia declares COVID-19 emergency state World

Malaysia declares COVID-19 emergency state

Malaysia’s government on December 16 declared a state of emergency to stop by-elections in two constituencies scheduled for next month, as the country recorded a spike in coronavirus cases over the past few months.