April 24, 2023 | 12:44
Following an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases after the Songkran holidays, the Ministry of Public Health has said it is ready to accommodate potential COVID-19 patients.
April 24, 2023 | 09:33
Amidst the rapidly increasing number of new cases of COVID-19, the Health Ministry has urged continued efforts to accelerate vaccination against COVID-19, with priority given to groups of high risks of developing serious symptoms and even dying when contracting the virus.
April 20, 2023 | 15:39
Some 67 million children partially or fully missed routine vaccines globally between 2019 and 2021 because of lockdowns and health care disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the United Nations said Wednesday.
December 07, 2022 | 11:42
AstraZeneca Vietnam has received a certificate of merit from Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh for the company’s exceptional contributions to Vietnam’s vaccine diplomacy efforts.
November 02, 2022 | 09:51
Pfizer reported higher quarterly profits Tuesday as it lifted its full-year forecast for coronavirus vaccine sales and predicted Covid-19 would yield billions more in revenues for the forseeable future.
September 29, 2022 | 12:26
Amid the emergence of new highly-infectious variants, Vietnam has announced a new strategy against COVID-19 with a focus on masks, disinfection, and vaccines, among other measures. Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Lien Huong talked to Xuan Nguyen about the scenarios to adapt to new possible developments.
September 12, 2022 | 09:00
Last week marked an important step in AstraZeneca’s journey in Vietnam. On his visit to Hanoi, Dr. John L. Perez, senior vice president of the Vaccines and Immune Therapies Unit at AstraZeneca, talked to VIR’s Bich Thuy about the company’s future ambition and ongoing efforts to increase Vietnamese patients’ early access to new medicines.
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.
June 09, 2022 | 14:55
A treatment for people at risk of death from coronavirus has revealed good results in a late-stage trial, its maker AstraZeneca announced Wednesday.
June 08, 2022 | 19:41
Vietnam reported 913 new COVID-19 infections in 43 localities on June 8, bringing the total caseload in the country to 10,727,918.
June 01, 2022 | 18:32
On June 1, Australia provided 7.2 million Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses with Vietnam.
May 16, 2022 | 16:27
In mid-March, exactly two years since Vietnam’s borders began shutting, the majority of entry restrictions into Vietnam were lifted and the country reopened. In Ho Chi Minh City, we can now see foreign tourists with huge backpacks exploring the small alleys in Ben Thanh or taking in the marvellous skyline view on the recently inaugurated bridge. Life finally seems normal again.
May 05, 2022 | 10:56
While not yet through the darkness, greater access to vaccines and better treatments illuminate a future without a crippling global health pandemic.
April 27, 2022 | 15:38
Almost a year and a half after Vietnam’s first homemade COVID-19 vaccine was given the go-ahead for clinical trials, the country is yet to have any locally-made vaccine approved for emergency use.
April 13, 2022 | 14:00
While being accused of pandemic profiteering as profits double, US pharma giant Pfizer is running ahead with strong moves to support vulnerable populations, while seemingly attempting to hold onto the secrets of its COVID-19 vaccine recipe.