People will continue benefiting from free Covid-19 vaccinations in 2023, and funding will come from the state budget, the Covid-19 Vaccine Fund, with sponsorship from domestic and foreign organisations and individuals, along with other legal sources.
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.
On the afternoon of April 17, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health said that during the day, the country recorded an additional 1,031 cases of Covid-19 which is the highest number of Covid-19 cases per day recorded since mid-October 2022.
The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology under the Health Ministry recently sent a dispatch on strengthening the implementation of vaccination and supplementation of the AstraZeneca vaccine against the Covid-19 pandemic from April to June.
More than VND236 trillion (US$10 billion) had been mobilized to directly serve the Covid-19 prevention and control as of December 31, 2022, according to a report by a National Assembly (NA) supervisory delegation.
The Vietnamese delegation, led by Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang, made active contributions to the agenda of the 52nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that concluded in Geneva on April 4.
Vietnam always values the promotion of friendly relations and strategic partnership with Australia, President Vo Van Thuong told Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Andrew Goledzinowski during a reception in Hanoi on March 17.