Many children’s hospitals in HCM City are facing a shortage of phenobarbital which is used to treat or prevent seizures for children diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth disease or epilepsy.
Việt Nam’s most critically ill COVID-19 patient, a British pilot with Vietnam Airlines, is expected to be discharged from the hospital and return to the UK soon, doctors at Chợ Rẫy Hospital have said.
The 43-year-old pilot, who was named by the Scottish Daily Mail as Stephen Cameron, was connected to the Buddha Bar coronavirus cluster in HCM City's District 2.
Disgraced US megastar comedian Bill Cosby returns to trial Monday for alleged sexual assault, a tougher legal fight the second time around and the most high-profile criminal case so far in a #MeToo world.
Authorities would crack down on unsafe food and corrupt officials who collude with fraudulent businesses, standing deputy chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee, Trần Vĩnh Tuyến, has promised.
As the number of pig breeding households continues to drop, a shortage of live pigs could result in high pork prices later this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
The HCM City People’s Committee has asked the city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to publicise the names of 13 slaughterhouses located within the Xuyên Á slaughterhouse complex in the city’s Củ Chi District for illegally injecting pigs with sedatives.
After the discovery of thousands of pigs injected with sedatives in a large slaughterhouse complex in Củ Chi District, HCM City authorities have ordered the immediate killing of all injected animals.
About 3,750 pigs at a slaughter house in HCM City tested positive for sedatives, said Phạm Tiến Dũng, head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development inspectorate