Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns World

Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns

Indonesia plans to halt its visa exemption policy for citizens of all countries for one month and expand restrictions for those who have travelled to some of the world's countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, in an effort to curb the disease’s spread in the country.
Myanmar: A H1N1 death toll reaches 71 ASEAN

Myanmar: A H1N1 death toll reaches 71

Death toll caused by seasonal influenza, A (H1N1) pdm09, rose to 71 across Myanmar on July 24 as the figure was unveiled by the Public Health Department under the Ministry of Health and Sports on July 25.
Vietnam-made seasonal influenza vaccines available on market Health

Vietnam-made seasonal influenza vaccines available on market

The IVACFLU-S vaccines, which have been produced in Vietnam to protect against seasonal flu such as A/H1N1, A/H3N2, and B, are now available on the market, according to the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals under the Ministry of Health.
Made-in-Vietnam seasonal influenza vaccines available Health

Made-in-Vietnam seasonal influenza vaccines available

The IVACFLU-S vaccines, which have been produced in Việt Nam to protect against seasonal flu such as A/H1N1, A/H3N2, and B, are now available on the market, the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals under the Ministry of Health has said.
Domestically-produced influenza vaccines publicised Health

Domestically-produced influenza vaccines publicised

Two influenza vaccines IVACFLU-S and IVACFLY, which were successfully produced in Vietnam, were introduced at a workshop held by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) and the Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) in the central province of Khanh Hoa on September 25.
Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines Health

Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines

The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) has completed the clinical trials of two types of seasonal influenza vaccine, which are expected to receive approval for commercial use in 2019, said Dr Le Van Be, head of the institute.
WHO warns second wave of A/H1N1 flu outbreaks Health

WHO warns second wave of A/H1N1 flu outbreaks

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is advising countries in the northern hemisphere to prepare for a second wave of pandemic spread as the A/H1N1 virus is now the dominant influenza strain.