COVID-19 preventive measures in public places, especially in bars and karaoke lounges, must be increased, said Hà Nội People’s Committee vice chairman Ngô Văn Quý.
“While Việt Nam has done a good job in controlling COVID-19, we still face challenges in tackling other communicable diseases like dengue, measles, hand-foot-mouth disease and diphtheria.”
National flags will be put up along the 150m popular Golden Bridge for a week to welcome back visitors and show love for Đà Nẵng and the country.
Associate Professor Nguyễn Hoàng Long, Director General of the Việt Nam Administration for HIV/AIDS Control, talks to Việt Nam News Agency about the country’s fight against the virus over the last 30 years.
Central provinces to be hit by Storm Noul banned vessels from going out to sea on Thursday as the tropical storm is forecast to make landfall on Friday morning.
Dengue fever cases dropped significantly in Việt Nam during the first eight months of this year, but the country needed to remain vigilant as there were currently cases in 58 provinces and cities and the risk of a greater outbreak was extremely high, experts have said.