Thai agency reaffirms effectiveness of vaccine against COVID-19 World

Thai agency reaffirms effectiveness of vaccine against COVID-19

The Thai Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Medical Sciences said on February 8 that the new Omicron sub-variant CH.1.1, which has been detected in 67 countries including Thailand, can evade immunity produced by long-acting antibody (LAAB) vaccines but its rate of transmission is low.
Deputy PM receives UNDP, USAID officials Politics

Deputy PM receives UNDP, USAID officials

Vietnam wishes UNDP will continue to give advice to and support Vietnam in terms of health care, bidding and procurement of medicines and medical equipment, and marine spatial planning, Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha told UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Ramla Khalidi.
HCM City holds Tet pandemic hike drill Health

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.
Health ministry asked to closely monitor domestic, int’l pandemic situation Health

Health ministry asked to closely monitor domestic, int’l pandemic situation

The Prime Minister has asked the Ministry of Health to continue keeping a close eye on the domestic and international pandemic situation in to strengthen the pandemic prevention and control measures during trade and tourism activities in the festive festival in the first months of 2023 and continue to promote the socio-economic development.
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.