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.
Pfizer strikes global licensing deal for Covid pill

Pfizer strikes global licensing deal for Covid pill

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday announced a deal to make its prospective antiviral Covid-19 pill available more cheaply in the world's least-wealthy countries.
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.
Waves of variance in seaport growth

Waves of variance in seaport growth

Despite aspects of strong growth, a mixed picture remains dominant in Vietnam’s seaports so far this year, with prospects uncertain amid sluggish global economic recovery.
COVID-19: 3,092 new cases reported on October 14

COVID-19: 3,092 new cases reported on October 14

Vietnam recorded 3,092 cases of COVID-19 on October 14, including 4 imported, a drop of 370 cases compared to the previous day, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam logs 4,150 new COVID-19 cases on October 7

Vietnam logs 4,150 new COVID-19 cases on October 7

A total of 4,150 new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Vietnam in the past 24 hours to 5pm on October 7, 209 cases fewer than the day before.
YouTube cracks down on anti-vaccine misinformation

YouTube cracks down on anti-vaccine misinformation

YouTube announced Wednesday it would remove videos and some high-profile users that falsely claim approved vaccines are dangerous, as social networks seek to crack down on health misinformation around Covid-19 and other diseases.
Vaccinations underpinning super-charged recovery aim

Vaccinations underpinning super-charged recovery aim

With Vietnam boosting the inoculation of vaccines for people and support for enterprises in a bid to revitalise business and production activities for economic growth, upcoming updated economic recovery scenarios will make it more favourable for macro monitoring.
India and Vietnam team up in vaccine collaboration

India and Vietnam team up in vaccine collaboration

Vietnam is cementing a vaccine partnership with India with a view to increasing supply and putting an end to restrictions that have lasted through the summer.
Drugmakers prepare to offer home vaccines to the world

Drugmakers prepare to offer home vaccines to the world

As Vietnam is stepping up its homegrown vaccine development, there is a high chance for Vietnamese vaccine producers to expand their presence in the global pharmaceuticals market.
Students should be vaccinated against COVID-19 to return to school: PM

Students should be vaccinated against COVID-19 to return to school: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered authorities to seek proper vaccine sources and make students a priority group for vaccinations so they can return to school.
Vietnam steps on the gas to foster fresh vaccine access

Vietnam steps on the gas to foster fresh vaccine access

An escalation of the health crisis is showing no signal of stoppage, prompting the central government to beef up the country’s vaccine-related diplomacy activities in order to soon bring the economy back to rapid and sustainable growth.
Coordinating at all levels to ensure a safe pandemic exit

Coordinating at all levels to ensure a safe pandemic exit

In a bid to secure sufficient vaccine supply for domestic inoculation, Vietnam is boosting diplomatic activities, with the establishment of the government’s Working Group on Vaccine Diplomacy. Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son talked with VIR’s Thanh Dat about the country’s efforts in this area.
Vietnam receives over 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Poland

Vietnam receives over 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Poland

Vietnam received in Hanoi on August 23 a batch of 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine donated by the Polish Government.
COVID-19: 10,657 new cases reported on August 20

COVID-19: 10,657 new cases reported on August 20

The Ministry of Health recorded 10,657 COVID-19 infections, including seven imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 18:30pm on August 20, raising the national tally to 323,268.
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