23:48 | 10/02/2020
The Embassy of the State of Qatar in Hanoi has provided much needed relief for farmers in Vietnam’s central region by purchasing four tonnes of un-consumed watermelon due to the impact of acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), announced the embassy on Monday (Feb 10).
21:49 | 10/02/2020
The outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has affected Vietnam’s trade with not only China but also other markets, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai.
21:40 | 10/02/2020
A specialised field hospital was put into service in Ho Chi Minh City on February 10 to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (nCoV).
16:09 | 10/02/2020
Three more people were discharged from hospital on Monday (Feb 10), the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced, meaning that six people in total have fully recovered from the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection.
15:33 | 10/02/2020
Testing aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has found 66 more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (nCoV), Japan Times reported on Monday (Feb 10).
15:20 | 10/02/2020
Mainland China has reported another rise in cases of the new virus after a sharp decline the previous day, while the number of deaths grow by 97 to 908, with at least two more outside the country.
15:16 | 10/02/2020
Vietnam has developed test kits for the novel coronavirus that provides results in just 70 minutes as opposed to the current four hours.
12:28 | 10/02/2020
Millions of people in China were returning to work on Monday (Feb 10) after an extended holiday designed to slow the spread of the new coronavirus (nCoV), which has killed more than 900 people in the country.
10:38 | 10/02/2020
Vietnam has flown home 30 citizens from Wuhan in China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
00:27 | 10/02/2020
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has presented medical devices to help the Chinese people cope with the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak.
21:19 | 08/02/2020
Thua Thien-Hue must push up production and business activities so as to quickly overcome the impact of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on February 8.
18:32 | 08/02/2020
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has presented the first batch of biological products worth about 2.3 million JPY (20,934 USD) to Vietnam, aiming to help the country promptly respond to the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
16:10 | 08/02/2020
The exchange between Vietnamese and Chinese border residents, initially scheduled on February 10, is set to take place later this month due to impact of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
16:04 | 08/02/2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) noted that Vietnam has been managing “very well” the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV), WHO representative in Vietnam Park Ki-dong said on February 7 about Vietnam’s efforts in the fight against the spread of the disease.
15:34 | 07/02/2020
Relic sites and tourist destinations in Hanoi were re-opened to visitors on February 6 after a one-day closure for antiseptic spraying and other preventive measures against the threat of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
12:46 | 07/02/2020
The novel coronavirus (nCoV) continues to spread with more than 30,000 affected and 636 deaths. Amid the epidemic, consumers everywhere are flocking to products that are designed and marketed to prevent diseases like protective face masks and hand sanitizers. But do hand sanitizer actually help prevent people from contracting it?
11:00 | 07/02/2020
Vietnam’s northern border province of Lang Son presented 350,000 medical face masks to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China on February 6 to join hands in the fight against the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV).
10:57 | 07/02/2020
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked municipal and provincial tourism departments to keep track of visitors who come from or transit through new coronavirus (nCoV)-hit areas of China in order to quarantine any suspected infection cases.
10:20 | 07/02/2020
The Chinese doctor who tried to warn other medics about the coronavirus has died after contracting the infection in Wuhan.
21:29 | 06/02/2020
Vietnam confirmed two more new cases of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) on Thursday (Feb 6), bringing the total number of people infected in the country to 12, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said.