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Vietnam carries out successful emergency treatment of UN Staff Member

by VTV417 June 2021 Last updated at 13:00 PM

VTV.vn - At the request of the United Nations, Vietnam has received and successfully treated a UN staff member who contracted COVID-19 while working in a regional country and was in critical condition.

The patient was brought to Vietnam by a plane run by the UN Emergency Chartered Medical Evacuation Services (MEDEVAC).

After undergoing intensive treatment and a strict quarantine process, thanks to the expertise and dedicated care of Vietnamese doctors and nurses, the patient has fully recovered and been discharged from the hospital. The UN staff member left Vietnam on June 15 to return to work.

UN leaders and representatives of different levels expressed their gratitude to Vietnam for its goodwill and spirit of international solidarity. They spoke highly of the Vietnamese health sector's professional capacity and contributions to the care and protection of people's health.

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