To ease the pressure on hospitals, Cần Thơ City health authorities have started to treat COVID patients at home. Despite a surge in cases, this new initiative has already had positive results and freed up space in hospital for more serious patients.
The Vietnamese health ministry has reassured the public over the quality of two Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine batches that have been greenlit for use in three months beyond its expiry date on the packaging.
More than 2,000 children lose their lives every year to drowning in Việt Nam. Experts suggest that more training and education on swimming and water safety are needed to turn this grim statistic around.