Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, who is also Head of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, chaired the committee's 20th meeting via teleconference with all 63 provinces and centrally-run cities of the country.
SunKovir, the only made-in-Vietnam traditional medicine until now to treat Covid-19, is approved for circulation by the Health Ministry, bringing good news to patients,affirming the strength of traditional medicine in treating newly arisen diseases
The Pasteur Institute of HCMC had identified new Omicron sub-variants from samples of community epidemiological surveillance conducted by the HCMC Center for Disease Control (HCDC), including XBB.1.5, XBB.1.9.1, XBB.1.16, and XBB.1.16.1.
The HCMC Department of Health has freshly held a Covid-19 pandemic scenario exercise to get the system prepared in case of a hike of infections to be caused by a new sub-variant of the Omicron strain in the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh directed ministers, heads of ministerial-level and State agencies, and chairmen of People’s Committees of cities, provinces to strengthen measures to prevent the spreading of Covid-19 during the upcoming Tet holidays.
The successful hosting of the 31st Southeast Asian Games, the biggest sporting event in the region in 2022, affirmed the position of Vietnam on the regional sport map and its readiness as well as great efforts to welcome back foreign tourists.
Vietnam’s economic growth is forecast to reach 8 percent this year before falling to 6.5 percent in 2023. The strong growth has created a positive “platform” for investment and business activities, especially mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Up to 98.7 percent of people in HCMC have antibodies to Covid-19, which developed after the unprecedented wave of infections driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant in early March, according to data from HCMC’s Department of Health.
Measures to remove obstacles in procedures in applying for work permits and visas for foreign laborers, especially those from the Republic of Korea (RoK), were discussed at an event in Ho Chi Minh City on November 10.
The merchandise amount to stabilize the Ho Chi Minh City market during the month of Quy Mao Tet holiday 2023 is estimated to satisfy 25-43 percent of the community’s demands. This is the information delivered by Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade Le Huynh Minh in yesterday’s October summary meeting for socio-economic-medical tasks in the city.