Nearly 16,000 new COVID-19 infections confirmed on January 3

Nearly 16,000 new COVID-19 infections confirmed on January 3

Vietnam reported 15,936 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as of 4pm on January 3, including 20 imported cases, reported the Health Ministry.
Ministry urges people to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Ministry urges people to get vaccinated against COVID-19

The Ministry of Health on December 27 held an online meeting connecting with 63 provinces and cities nationwide, spotlighting the importance of vaccination to everyone.
PM meets COVAX Facility Managing Director

PM meets COVAX Facility Managing Director

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 3 (local time) met with Managing Director of the COVAX Facility Aurélia Nguyen, during which he thanked the COVAX programme for its commitment to providing Vietnam with 38.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines free of charge in 2021, including nearly 23 million doses delivered to the country.
Changed mindset needed in COVID-19 control and prevention: PM

Changed mindset needed in COVID-19 control and prevention: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has requested the administrations at all levels to change their mindset and adjust COVID-19 prevention and control measures to suit the real situation.
Vietnam aims to return to new normal situation by September 30: PM

Vietnam aims to return to new normal situation by September 30: PM

The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has adjusted the pandemic response strategy in the direction of safely, flexibly adapting to and effectively controlling COVID-19, implementing pandemic control and socio-economic development at the same time, and striving to bring the country back to the new normal situation by the end of September, stated Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, who is the head of the committee.
Ensuring accessible vaccines for all

Ensuring accessible vaccines for all

Amid the scarcity of COVID-19 vaccines, the business community can play a huge and significant role in Vietnam in increasing the supply.
Huge profits call into question vaccine non-profit statements

Huge profits call into question vaccine non-profit statements

Amid global campaigners’ claims of profiteering taking place surrounding COVID-19 vaccines, the largest vaccine producers are resolute that affordable vaccines are being offered to the public on a not-for-profit basis.
Ministry of Health opens doors for smooth vaccine programme

Ministry of Health opens doors for smooth vaccine programme

Vietnam has announced the list of businesses qualified to import, trade, and preserve COVID-19 vaccines.
EU lawmakers back Covid vaccines patent waiver

EU lawmakers back Covid vaccines patent waiver

The European Parliament has urged the EU to back a push for a temporary waiver of coronavirus vaccine patents, in the face of scepticism from Brussels and key member states.
ADB lifts Asia growth forecast on Covid-19 vaccines, export demand

ADB lifts Asia growth forecast on Covid-19 vaccines, export demand

The Asian Development Bank has raised its growth forecast for developing Asia this year on the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines and the strength of global export demand, but warned that resurgent virus outbreaks threatened the recovery
Overall safety of COVID-19 vaccines virtually assured

Overall safety of COVID-19 vaccines virtually assured

Vietnam’s locally-made coronavirus vaccine entered a new development phase last week, bringing hopes for sufficient supply in the country later in the year.
A vaccine for COVID-19 and FDI gain

A vaccine for COVID-19 and FDI gain

The growing stores of COVID-19 vaccines are widely regarded as a positive factor for foreign investment mobilisation this year as the world tries to move back to some kind of normality.
Vaccines pave way for new investment

Vaccines pave way for new investment

With the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines officially arriving into the country, Vietnam is increasing its pandemic prevention measures and therefore remaining on the road to strong economic recovery.
Southeast Asian nations rapidly deploy COVID-19 vaccination

Southeast Asian nations rapidly deploy COVID-19 vaccination

The Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM) of Indonesia has considered granting emergency using licenses for three COVID-19 vaccines namely AstraZeneca, Sinopharm and Novavax, Head of BPOM Penny K. Lukito said.
ADB provides 25 million USD to help Philippines purchase COVID-19 vaccines

ADB provides 25 million USD to help Philippines purchase COVID-19 vaccines

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on February 1 that it has allocated 25 million USD to help the Philippine government purchase COVID-19 vaccines.
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