“We have worked in all hospitals in Da Nang, Quang Nam and Hue and joined the local health workers to cure severe cases. However, due to the relatively severe condition of the patients, who also suffer from other chronic diseases, the prognosis is very difficult,” said Deputy Minister Son. … [Read more...] about Why does Vietnam have many Covid-19-related deaths in the second wave of Covid-19?
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Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Health and the AIA (Vietnam) Life Insurance Co. Ltd on August 13 signed an agreement on financial support worth 23 billion VND (992,000 USD) for frontline medical workers in the COVID-19 combat. The assistance, for the period of between April and December 31, is part of AIA Vietnam’s extension and expansion of its special financial aid for the frontline medical force in the fight against the coronavirus disease. It now covers all doctors, nurses, caregivers, technicians, pharmacists, pharmaceutical staff, administrative workers, ambulance drivers, security guards, cooks, other workers, and volunteers who have labour contracts with medical establishments, temporary hospitals and testing centres that provide testing, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19. Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen said Vietnam has obtained certain achievements in the pandemic fight and won high evaluation from the people and international friends. He attributed … [Read more...] about Financial aid pledged for frontline health workers in COVID-19 fight
The passengers included pregnant women, people with illnesses, children under 18, the elderly, workers with expired contracts, and those in extremely disadvantaged circumstances. The Vietnamese Embassy also sent its staff to the airport to assist them with boarding procedures. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 14
Korea Western Power (KOWEPO) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the province for the construction of Quang Tri 2 thermo power plant with the same investment and capacity as the Quang Tri 1 thermo power plant. The two plants are expected to contribute VND2.5 trillion to the provincial budget a year after they go into operation. … [Read more...] about Quang Tri welcomes wave of investments in energy sector
A vehicle carries Vietnamese citizens brought home from Malaysia to a novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quarantine facility in Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam. Photo: Minh Tran / Tuoi Tre According to Le Vu Chuong, director of Ninh Thuan Province’s Department of Health, the provincial Center for Disease Control sampled the returnees for COVID-19 testing on the evening of their arrival. Results of the tests are still pending. … [Read more...] about 230 Vietnamese repatriated from Malaysia