“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.”
The plan for the flights' resumption needs to be approved by Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam, chair of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
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.
The Ministry of Health is implementing a remote medical examination and treatment project for 2020-2025 to ensure the sustainable development of the health sector.
The COVD-19 pandemic has sparked the imaginations of thousands in their efforts to fight the disease, and a Vietnamese academic is the latest example of impressive creativity.