Vietnam approves national programme for development of domestic vaccines

Vietnam approves national programme for development of domestic vaccines

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has approved a national science-technology programme for promoting studies and production of human vaccines by 2030.
Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa asked to strictly follow social distancing measures

Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa asked to strictly follow social distancing measures

Strict implementation of social distancing measures is crucial in COVID-19 prevention and control, stressed Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at an online meeting with leaders of the south central provinces of Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa on July 9.
Deputy PM stresses prevention of COVID-19 transmission in IPs

Deputy PM stresses prevention of COVID-19 transmission in IPs

Deputy Prime Minister and head of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control Vu Duc Dam has asked localities to do their best to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from spreading in factories, especially at industrial parks (IPs).
Vietnam striving to be self-sufficient in COVID-19 vaccines

Vietnam striving to be self-sufficient in COVID-19 vaccines

Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long has said that Vietnam will focus on the research and production of homegrown COVID-19 vaccines alongside imports, viewing this as a long-term strategy.
Vietnam detects 82 more COVID-19 infections

Vietnam detects 82 more COVID-19 infections

Vietnam recorded 82 new COVID-19 cases in the northern provinces of Hai Duong and Quang Ninh on January 28 morning after two locally-infected cases were confirmed late January 27.
Deputy PM chairs teleconference on COVID-19 fight in new situation

Deputy PM chairs teleconference on COVID-19 fight in new situation

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, who is Head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, chaired its national teleconference on October 3 to review the fight against the pandemic in the new situation.
Everyone must stay on guard against COVID-19 outbreaks: Deputy PM

Everyone must stay on guard against COVID-19 outbreaks: Deputy PM

The risks of further coronavirus outbreaks remain ever-present and everyone must absolutely stay on guard, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said.
Local authorities to be held responsible for COVID-19 transmission in hospitals

Local authorities to be held responsible for COVID-19 transmission in hospitals

Local authorities must be held responsible for transmissions in hospitals, members of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said at a meeting in Hanoi on August 6.
Deputy PM: pandemic fight should concentrate on high-risk areas

Deputy PM: pandemic fight should concentrate on high-risk areas

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, on August 4 asked the health sector and all-level authorities to concentrate on high-risk areas during the fight against COVID-19.
Deputy PM orders strictly handling violations of COVID-19 control regulations

Deputy PM orders strictly handling violations of COVID-19 control regulations

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, on August 2 stressed that those who fail to make health declarations and follow quarantine regulations must be handled strictly.
Hospitals ready to assist Da Nang in COVID-19 patient treatment

Hospitals ready to assist Da Nang in COVID-19 patient treatment

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged medical centres in other provinces and cities to share the burden with Da Nang as the central coastal city is now a hotspot of COVID-19.
Committee reviews quarantining of foreign arrivals

Committee reviews quarantining of foreign arrivals

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control, chaired a meeting of the committee in Hanoi on June 4 to discuss the country’s ongoing pandemic response.
Deputy PM chairs meeting to re-energize pandemic-hit tourism industry

Deputy PM chairs meeting to re-energize pandemic-hit tourism industry

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam requested relevant ministries to soon set the schedules for this year’s upcoming public holidays and school summer break to boost domestic travel demand.
'Funky balls' could be added to banned drug list

'Funky balls' could be added to banned drug list

The Government has asked the Ministry of Public Security to study and add recreational nitrous oxide balloons, also known as funky balls, to the list of drugs and precursor substances for strict management and supervision.
Steering Committee: Vietnam on top of COVID-19

Steering Committee: Vietnam on top of COVID-19

Vietnam has basically brought the COVID-19 pandemic under control, with production, business, and daily activities now experiencing a “new normal”, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam told a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on May 6.
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