17:36 | 09/12/2020
In early animal testing, Molnupiravir was found to prevent virus carriers from developing severe symptoms and transmitting the disease.
07:57 | 09/12/2020
Many countries over the world started to roll out coronavirus vaccines to the public.
17:07 | 27/10/2020
Researchers in Vietnam are planning to sequence the genes of COVID-19 patients, in a bid to better understand the disease, therefore improve treatment regimes.
07:21 | 18/09/2020
Costs set at VND80,000 (US$3.46) for food and VND40,000 (US$ 1.7) for daily necessities at concentrated quarantine facilities.
14:38 | 24/08/2020
The US FDA on Sunday issued an emergency use authorization for investigational convalescent plasma in treating COVID-19 hospitalized patients. The announcement, however, raises concerns among medical experts.
17:39 | 13/08/2020
Quang Nam Central General Hospital is the only hospital in Quang Nam which designated for Covid-19 treatment.
13:37 | 23/07/2020
The cheap, widely used steroid Dexamethasone has been approved as a second treatment of COVID-19 in Japan. The Japan Ministry of Health's approval comes after a trial in Britain showed the drug reducing death rates in hospitalised patients.
15:22 | 13/07/2020
Russia has become the first country to successfully complete clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine on humans. Sechenov University in Moscow has completed human trials, the first one to do so and the results have proven the medication's effectiveness.
09:17 | 11/07/2020
Serbian specialist becomes latest Covid-19 patient in Vietnam, Vietnam Prime Minister requested a immediately repatriation flight from Equatorial Guinea; risk of rising unemployment due to workers impacted by pandemic.
08:25 | 29/06/2020
Dexamethasone, the latest drug touted by experts in the UK now has been approved for use to treat COVID-19 patients by the US government, with the using expenses of only USD6 per day.
06:35 | 18/06/2020
A low-cost steroid may save the lives of people who are on ventilators or supplemental oxygen because of COVID-19, preliminary data from a large clinical trial suggest, which receives support from WHO.
05:55 | 09/06/2020
Ms. N.P.L, 19, known as “patient 323” in Vietnam, was surprised by the dedication of Vietnamese doctors during her treatment, saying she didn’t have to pay a penny for the treatment.
22:05 | 04/06/2020
The ECMO discontinuation considered an important factor for the patient 91's recovery process showing that the patient's heart and lung function are recovering well without the need for replacement equipment.
04:00 | 04/06/2020
South Korea and India said on Wednesday they have approved the emergency use of Gilead Sciences Inc's remdesivir to treat COVID-19 after a government panel last week cited positive results for the anti-viral drug in other countries.
09:21 | 03/06/2020
The critically ill British pilot, coronavirus patient, for the first time during the treatment was able to smile when doctors talked to him on June 2.
07:05 | 02/06/2020
Latest information from the Treatment Subcommittee - National Steering Committee on COVID-19 prevention and control, the health of critically ill British pilot, Patient 91, currently being treated at Cho Ray Hospital (HCMC) has many positive signals.
06:53 | 26/05/2020
The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, Reuters cited its Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on May 25.
08:25 | 11/05/2020
In the current research, British scientists said vitamin D modulates the response of white blood cells, preventing them from releasing too many inflammatory molecules.
02:57 | 09/05/2020
Japan on Thursday became the second country, after the US, to authorise the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat coronavirus patients, the governent said, concurently concurently eyeing to approving another medication Avigan this month.
18:31 | 06/05/2020
Scientists have detected an antibody that is capable of blocking the coronavirus from entering cells, providing a much-needed shield for severely ill patients. The discovery is an initial step towards developing a fully human antibody to treat or prevent deadly respiratory disease.