The Ministry of Health said that most countries in the world are in a state of unstable COVID-19 cases and deaths, with an erratic increase and decrease trends as new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus appear.
The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission held its 18th session in Hà Nội from August 10-11 to discuss wrongdoings by several Party bodies and impose disciplinary measures against the officials involved.
A survey of 30 inpatient COVID-19 patients and patients who came for testing at the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases showed that up to 24 patients were infected with sub-variant BA.5, followed by four patients with sub-variant BA.2 and one patient each with variant BA.1 and BA.4.
The National Children's Hospital recently has received much more child patients with mental illnesses relating to the increased screen time they spent during the COVID-19 pandemic when outdoor physical social activities were limited.
Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng on Wednesday hosted a reception in Hà Nội for Anouphap Tounalom, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and Chairman of the People's Council of Laos’ capital of Vientiane.
Concerns over the newly-issued Vietnamese passports were the main topic during questions and answers at the 14th session of the 15th National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee, which started on Wednesday.