July 20, 2022 | 18:14
New coronavirus variants are hindering economic recovery and development, as well as posing dangers to the health of people in Vietnam. Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Lien Huong talked to VIR’s Bich Thuy about the importance of getting a booster vaccine to deter greater risk.
October 30, 2021 | 14:25
In addition to the efforts in fighting against coronavirus, governments and their central-run banks have provided numerous policies to help people and businesses.
August 17, 2021 | 15:15
Asian markets were broadly down Tuesday as investors weighed record gains on Wall Street against fears the resurgent Delta coronavirus variant may put the brakes on the global economic recovery.
June 28, 2021 | 10:39
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 3,919,801 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1000 GMT on Sunday.
June 24, 2021 | 09:19
Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:
May 17, 2021 | 09:49
Vietnam recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19 community transmission, all in quarantine sites or sealed-off areas, in the 12 hours as of 6am on May 17, raising the national count to 4,212, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said.
May 06, 2021 | 10:23
Keeping the coronavirus at bay and sustaining economic achievements are now of the first importance to the government and the political system, from central to local levels, due to the complexity of the latest COVID-19 outbreak, Minister-Chairman of Government Office Tran Van Son told the monthly Government press conference on May 5.
April 14, 2021 | 07:00
Vietnam has emerged from a period of reshuffle as it confirmed the shape of its new government, tasked with leading the country out of the coronavirus pandemic and improving on its already-stellar economic performance despite global fluctuations of the pa
March 25, 2021 | 10:40
The Tokyo Olympics torch relay got off to a low-key start after a year's coronavirus delay on Thursday, with fans kept away as it embarked on a four-month journey across Japan that will end at the opening ceremony on July 23.
March 20, 2021 | 13:30
Italy's government approved Friday a 32-billion-euro ($38-billion-dollar) economic relief package for coronavirus-stricken businesses and workers.
March 18, 2021 | 08:00
With global vaccination programmes for the coronavirus still in their infancy, foreign nationals in Vietnam and other countries are exploring their options when it comes to the chances of receiving a vaccine sometimes this year.
March 09, 2021 | 11:12
In May last year, amidst the complicated and unpredictable coronavirus pandemic situation, nine female scientists from the Influenza Laboratory of the Virus Department under the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) were honoured with the Kovalevskaia Award for the successful isolation of the new strain of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, making Vietnam one of the first four countries to successfully do so.
February 24, 2021 | 11:00
Following the new coronavirus outbreaks in a number of localities, Vietnam’s economy could face yet another difficult phase in the early days of the new lunar year as production and services are hindered in several sectors. Nevertheless, economists expect the impact to be less severe compared to the previous year.
February 19, 2021 | 12:17
A COVID-19 treatment hospital in the northern province of Quang Ninh on February 18 gave the all-clear to three patients who tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus three times.
November 17, 2020 | 10:39
Global hopes of vanquishing the coronavirus pandemic were boosted Monday after a vaccine was found to be nearly 95 percent effective in a trial, bringing much-needed optimism amid surging infections and grueling new restrictions.