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 Government leader stressed the significance of vaccination and urged ministries, agencies and localities, particularly the Ministry of Health, to step up communication work, as he was addressing the 17th meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Acting Minister of Health Đào Hồng Lan on Tuesday raised concerns about the risk of concurring diseases in Việt Nam in near future and urged COVID-19 vaccination be sped up to ensure medical material supplies.
The ASEAN Para Games (APG) raised its curtain on Saturday with a vibrant opening ceremony that included a spectacular fireworks display and exciting cultural and musical performances in Surakarta City, Indonesia.
The HCM City health sector has set up a task force to deal with multiple challenges it faces, such as the fight against both COVID and dengue disease, and shortages of medicines, equipment and medical staff.
Việt Nam has recorded new cases of mild Omicron BA.5 variant and experts are worried it could become more and more predominant. To better understand the effectiveness of vaccination against COVID-19, Phạm Quang Thái, head of the northern regional office of the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation (NEPI) talks to Sức khoẻ&Đời Sống (Health and Life) online newspaper about the issue
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has ordered localities nationwide to stay alert against COVID-19 as the pandemic is still unpredictable, as shown by the emergence of the BA.5 sub-variant of Omicron in many countries.