AstraZeneca claims positive Covid medicine trial

AstraZeneca claims positive Covid medicine trial

A treatment for people at risk of death from coronavirus has revealed good results in a late-stage trial, its maker AstraZeneca announced Wednesday.
Vietnam confirms 913 new COVID-19 cases on June 8

Vietnam confirms 913 new COVID-19 cases on June 8

Vietnam reported 913 new COVID-19 infections in 43 localities on June 8, bringing the total caseload in the country to 10,727,918.
Australia provides additional 7.2 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam

Australia provides additional 7.2 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam

On June 1, Australia provided 7.2 million Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses with Vietnam.
AstraZeneca: three healthcare priorities in the new normal

AstraZeneca: three healthcare priorities in the new normal

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.
Small business support programmes need to deliver in the wake of the pandemic

Small business support programmes need to deliver in the wake of the pandemic

While not yet through the darkness, greater access to vaccines and better treatments illuminate a future without a crippling global health pandemic.
Prospects narrow for homemade COVID-19 vaccines

Prospects narrow for homemade COVID-19 vaccines

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.
Pfizer focused on expanding vaccine capabilities

Pfizer focused on expanding vaccine capabilities

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.
Vietnam-developed COVID-19 vaccine candidates now in clinical trials: official

Vietnam-developed COVID-19 vaccine candidates now in clinical trials: official

All the three COVID-19 vaccine candidates Vietnam is developing are currently in the stage of clinical trials, and if they are qualified as assessed by the ethics and advisory councils, the Ministry of Health (MoH) will grant licenses, an official has said.
Taking actions to stabilise COVID-19 test kit market

Taking actions to stabilise COVID-19 test kit market

Vietnam’s healthcare market has seen strong fluctuation of prices of COVID-19 test kits because of speculation and reserve among locals for fear of rising infections.
Displaying strength and solidarity to overcome worst

Displaying strength and solidarity to overcome worst

Unity creates strength. In some cases, unity even decides the survival and development of a collective, a nation. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the strength of national unity once again shined through.
Sanofi and GSK to seek regulatory authorisation for COVID-19 vaccine

Sanofi and GSK to seek regulatory authorisation for COVID-19 vaccine

Sanofi and GSK on February 23 announced that they intend to submit data from both their booster and phase 3 efficacy trials as the basis for regulatory applications for a COVID-19 vaccines.
Wisdom for sustainable healthcare

Wisdom for sustainable healthcare

Vietnam’s healthcare sector has overcome vast challenges during the last two years with the great support of stakeholders. Dr. Kidong Park, World Health Organization representative in Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Tung Anh about the efforts made and intensifying new partnerships for sustainable healthcare development.
Vietnam on board for vaccine tech transfer initiative

Vietnam on board for vaccine tech transfer initiative

Vietnam is increasing people’s access to vaccines with the aid of tech transfers, pinning high hopes of soon controlling the deadly virus and better responding to future pandemics.
Rising inequality threatens to deny access to basic healthcare for some

Rising inequality threatens to deny access to basic healthcare for some

With Vietnam's rising wealth, lingering inequality urges several experts to call for more equal policies that secure the most basic healthcare needs of all.
New race begins with COVID-19 oral medications

New race begins with COVID-19 oral medications

Together with vaccines, multinational corporations are on the journey to make oral antiviral medication for the treatment of COVID-19, expecting to bring new innovation for infections and promising profitable years for pharma giants.
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