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Re-positive COVID-19 patients not carrying active coronavirus: health expert

05/05/2020 10:18 - Two recovered COVID-19 patients who had retested positive but were discharged from the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on Tuesday (May 5) following their second full recoveries are not carrying active SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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Coronavirus provides opportunity to accelerate non-cash payment

04/20/2020 13:43 - In Vietnam, where cash is the predominant means of payment, banknotes risk becoming a carrier of disease. As the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak remains complicated, it unexpectedly creates an opportunity to promote non-cash payment methods.

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Vietnam’s second-quarter growth to be hit harder by coronavirus

04/15/2020 21:57 - Vietnam’s economic growth in the second quarter will not be as good as in the first quarter as the country and the world suffers from the increasing impact of the coronavirus epidemic, experts have stated.

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Programming contest launched to combat coronavirus

04/05/2020 17:27 - A hackathon has been launched by the Hanoi Youth Union, the UNDP in Vietnam and AngelHack Vietnam to look for innovative ideas in education, healthcare, information and economics to combat the coronavirus epidemic.

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New Zealand confirms first Covid-19 case

02/29/2020 14:46 - New Zealand confirmed its first coronavirus case on Friday, saying a recent arrival from Iran who travelled to Auckland via Bali had tested positive.


Vietnam ready to coordinate with RoK in Covid-19 fight

02/29/2020 14:39 - Spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry, Lê Thị Thu Hằng, said on Friday that Vietnam is prepared to share and continue to closely coordinate with the Republic of Korea in the prevention, fight and control of COVID-19.


Training course on COVID-19 prevention in hospital held in Hanoi

02/27/2020 18:22 - A training course on preventing the spread of COVID-19 at medical facilities is taking place in Hanoi from February 27-28, bringing together nearly 150 attendees from hospitals nationwide.

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Customs clearances resumed at Lang Son border gates

02/24/2020 17:55 - Relevant Vietnamese and Chinese agencies have resumed customs clearances for exports and imports at border gates situated throughout the northern province of Lang Son.


Japan helps HCM City Pasteur Institute respond to COVID-19

02/22/2020 16:42 - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on February 21 presented the first package of biologicals worth JPY 1 million (over US$ 8,900) to the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City in support of its response to COVID-19 outbreak

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Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases since February 13

02/22/2020 16:36 - Vietnam has reported no new confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) since February 13, heard at a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Hanoi on February 21.

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Vietnamese advised to avoid travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK

02/22/2020 15:49 - The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on February 21 recommended Vietnamese citizens to avoid travel to areas that are affected by COVID-19.

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IFC raises trade finance limits to support firms amid COVID-19

02/22/2020 15:48 - The International Finance Corporation announced it has increased trade finance limits for Vietnamese banks to improve their capacity to cover payment risks in granting trade financing to local companies affected by the outbreak of COVID-19.

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Khanh Hoa eligible to announce end of COVID-19 epidemic: health official

02/17/2020 18:36 - The Ministry of Health has directed the south central province of Khanh Hoa to complete the dossier to submit to the ministry to announce the end of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the province.

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Prof. Phan Toan Thang, a Vietnamese researcher who owns a patent on stem cell-based technology

02/07/2020 19:28 - Prof. Dr. Phan Toan Thang is the first Vietnamese to own a patent for extracting stem cells from the umbilical cord lining membrane, which was granted by the USPTO and and is protected in 47 countries and territories around the world.

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Vietnam successfully isolates new coronavirus

02/07/2020 19:27 - The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology has successfully cultivated and isolated the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in a laboratory , paving the way for developing a vaccine against the deadly virus.

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Banks to provide credit support for nCoV-affected customers

02/07/2020 10:43 - The coronavirus outbreak is having a strong impact on Vietnam's economy.

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Second case of coronavirus infection in Vietnam released from hospital

02/04/2020 15:20 - Chinese national Li Zichao, 28, was the second patient who had suffered from the coronavirus infection in Vietnam released from the hospital.


Coronavirus prevention drill held at Hue Central Hospital

02/02/2020 19:44 - A drill on preventing the acute respiratory disease casued by a new coronavirus (nCoV) was held at the Hue Central Hospital in Phong Dien district, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on February 2.

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