Malaysia ready to become hub for hepatitis C treatment World

Malaysia ready to become hub for hepatitis C treatment

Malaysian Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said on November 16 that Malaysia is ready to become a hub for hepatitis C treatment in the region by offering a treatment method combining ravidasvir and sofosbuvir at affordable prices.
Exclusive policies needed to bring migrant workers back to factories Society

Exclusive policies needed to bring migrant workers back to factories

The government needs to have exclusive policies to attract migrant workers, particularly those from vulnerable groups, back to factories, heard at an international seminar on COVID-19 and social changes held by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS)’ Institute of Sociology in Hanoi on November 11.
New COVID-19 cases down on October 5 Health

New COVID-19 cases down on October 5

Vietnam recorded 4,363 new COVID-19 cases, including three imported ones, in the past 24 hours till 5pm on October 5, reported the Health Ministry.
Vietnam masters SARS-CoV-2 virus gene sequencing process Health

Vietnam masters SARS-CoV-2 virus gene sequencing process

For the first time, Vietnamese scientists have successfully built a technological process for sequencing the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus genome using the PacBio long-range genome sequencing technique. This is an important basis for quickly and accurately identifying variants in particular and new pathogenic viruses.
Religious organisations’ leaders to be held accountable for violating pandemic prevention rules resulting in COVID-19 transmission Society

Religious organisations’ leaders to be held accountable for violating pandemic prevention rules resulting in COVID-19 transmission

Leaders or representatives of religious organisations, establishments and congregations will be held accountable if their places of worship fail to follow COVID-19 prevention and control rules resulting in virus transmission among dignitaries, followers, and the community, according to the Government Committee for Religious Affairs.
Additional 96 domestic cases of COVID-19 recorded Health

Additional 96 domestic cases of COVID-19 recorded

An additional 102 COVID-19 cases, including 96 domestically-transmitted infections, were reported in Vietnam over the past six hours to 12pm on June 3, raising the total number of patients to 7,972, said the Ministry of Health.