Party senior official instructs stepping up COVID-19 prevention measures Health

Party senior official instructs stepping up COVID-19 prevention measures

The permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat on April 27 asked the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, and Party Committees of provinces, centrally-run cities, central agencies and mass organisations to further intensify COVID-19 prevention and control measures.
Thai economy battered by new wave of COVID-19 World

Thai economy battered by new wave of COVID-19

Thailand’s GDP growth could drop below the 3.2 percent baseline projection due to lower foreign arrivals amidst uncertainty regarding COVID-19 vaccine efficiency, and reduced fiscal stimulus, according to the latest minute from the Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).
Vaccination coverage in HCM City reaches 95 percent Health

Vaccination coverage in HCM City reaches 95 percent

The percentage of fully vaccinated children under the expanded national vaccination programme in Ho Chi Minh City has reached 95.2 percent so far this year, according to the Centre for Disease Control in the city.
Vaccination is key to outbreak prevention: experts Health

Vaccination is key to outbreak prevention: experts

Health experts have urged parents to have their babies fully vaccinated in order to create a barrier of immunisation for the whole community as several infectious diseases are raging across the country.
Vigilance for measles must be maintained Health

Vigilance for measles must be maintained

Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi has urged the city’s doctors and nurses to maintain their constant vigilance for measles despite a decline in its new cases, describing the work a fight.
Low vaccination rate puts hep-B target ‘out of reach' Health

Low vaccination rate puts hep-B target ‘out of reach'

The World Health Organisation has warned Vietnam and eight other countries in the Western Pacific that they would not be able to reduce the hepatitis B infection rate in children to less than 2 percent by next year due to their low vaccination coverage.