Analyst's Pick: The sharp increase in COVID-19 cases outside China signals a new phase in the fight against the novel coronavirus spreading which have already been damaging the world economy.
The Perfume Pagoda Festival, Việt Nam's oldest, biggest and longest-running festival, has officially been opened but due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the number of visitors has dropped sharply.
An abrupt decision to close all schools in more than two dozen localities to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus late on Sunday night has caught parents off guard, forcing many to desperately seek for an alternative to their childrens’ daycare.
Departments of education and training, schools, English centres and hotels are taking preventive measures against the spread of the deadly coronavirus which has killed 213 in China as of Friday.
The UN health agency on Thursday declared an international emergency over the deadly novel coronavirus from China -- a rarely used designation that could lead to improved international co-ordination in tackling the disease.
Three Vietnamese citizens returning from China's Wuhan tested positive for coronavirus as of Thursday afternoon, according to the Ministry of Health.
Ministries and sectors in Việt Nam are stepping measures to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus, which has killed more than 130 people since it was first detected in China’s Wuhan Province.