Lying on the bed of the Military Hospital 103 in Hà Nội with jaundiced skin, Nguyễn Thị Diệp, 25 years old, is waiting for her second liver transplant.
More and more breast cancer cases in Việt Nam in the last few decades have been found among young women, many of whom still think they are safe from the disease due to their age, doctors said during a recent conference.
The Vietnamese Government had issued instructions not to delay the construction of public works during the COVID-19 pandemic, and those instructions were being supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) which had continued to implement ODA-funded construction projects even during social distancing.
With more than 10 photo books already published, independent photographer Nguyễn Á’s latest offering is Tinh Thần Việt Và Cuộc Chiến Chống Đại Dịch COVID-19 (Vietnamese Spirit and the Fight Against COVID-19).
He said that after witnessing the efforts of the medical team of Hòa Vang Field Hospital and the whole country to repel the pandemic, he became determined to do his part.
At least 15 people across Việt Nam have been hospitalised because of botulinum toxins since mid-July after eating Minh Chay vegan pate – a product made by the Hà Nội-based Lối Sống Mới Two members Ltd Company.
Eight doctors, five nurses and three laboratory technicians have been sent to hospitals in Đà Nẵng and neighbouring Quảng Nam Province in the last two weeks.