Vietnam hastens Covid vaccine rollout out of expiration concerns

Vietnam hastens Covid vaccine rollout out of expiration concerns

The Health Ministry has pushed the completion deadline for inoculating the second Covid-19 shots 10 days earlier to May 5 due to concerns about vaccine expiration. Read more »
Vietnam hastens Covid vaccination schedule out of expiration concerns

Vietnam hastens Covid vaccination schedule out of expiration concerns

The Health Ministry has pushed the completion deadline for inoculating the second Covid-19 shots 10 days earlier to May 5 due to concerns about vaccine expiration. Read more »
Health ministry admits to difficulty in securing Covid vaccines

Health ministry admits to difficulty in securing Covid vaccines

There are "challenges" to securing Covid-19 vaccines, and the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe despite reports of adverse reactions, the Health Ministry has said. Read more »
Hanoi to vaccinate 350,000 against Covid-19 this year

Hanoi to vaccinate 350,000 against Covid-19 this year

Hanoi plans to administer about 350,000 Covid-19 jabs this year, according to the municipal Health Department. Read more »
10,000 HCMC airport staff to get Covid-19 jab

10,000 HCMC airport staff to get Covid-19 jab

Around 10,000 employees at Tan Son Nhat airport would receive Covid-19 jabs from a 56,000-dose batch destined for HCMC, the city's Health Department said Monday. Read more »
Vietnam hopes to have no shortage of Covid vaccines from 2022

Vietnam hopes to have no shortage of Covid vaccines from 2022

Vietnam aims to secure enough Covid-19 vaccines for its population starting next year through both local production and imports. Read more »
Vietnam taps EU, US, Japan for Covid-19 vaccine access

Vietnam taps EU, US, Japan for Covid-19 vaccine access

Vietnam has sought assistance from the EU, the U.S. and Japan for accessing Covid-19 vaccine sources, the Ministry of Health said. Read more »
Vietnam seeks Covid-19 vaccination support from China, India, Russia

Vietnam seeks Covid-19 vaccination support from China, India, Russia

Vietnam wants to cooperate with India and Russia to develop Covid-19 vaccines and needs China's help to inoculate prioritized groups, Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long said. Read more »
No COVID-19 infection cases recorded on March 27 morning

No COVID-19 infection cases recorded on March 27 morning

Vietnam logged no COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6:00 am on March 27, according to the Ministry of Health. Read more »
Businesses not allowed to import and administer Covid-19 vaccines on their own

Businesses not allowed to import and administer Covid-19 vaccines on their own

Businesses in Vietnam would not be allowed to import Covid-19 vaccines to perform inoculation themselves, the Ministry of Health said. Read more »
Vietnam may produce own Covid-19 vaccines in third quarter

Vietnam may produce own Covid-19 vaccines in third quarter

Vietnam expects to start producing its own Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the third quarter, according to the Ministry of Health. Read more »

Vietnam may receive 30 mln Pfizer doses as it diversifies Covid-19 vaccine sources

U.S. pharmaceutical firm Pfizer may provide Vietnam with 30 million Covid-19 vaccine doses within 2021 as negotiations with the health ministry continue, Minister Nguyen Thanh Long said Wednesday. Read more »
Vietnam should test out ‘vaccine passports’ on certain groups: experts

Vietnam should test out ‘vaccine passports’ on certain groups: experts

Vietnam should first test out "vaccine passports" on certain groups of entrants before the policy could be officially applied. Read more »
Covid-19 vaccine side effects ‘within expected level’: expert

Covid-19 vaccine side effects ‘within expected level’: expert

The number of people experiencing side effects after receiving their Covid-19 shots in Vietnam is "within the expected level," according to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology. Read more »
No COVID-19 infections logged on March 13 morning

No COVID-19 infections logged on March 13 morning

Vietnam logged no COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6:00 am on March 13, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Read more »
Da Nang to begin Covid-19 vaccination for hospital workers

Da Nang to begin Covid-19 vaccination for hospital workers

Central Da Nang City would begin its Covid-19 vaccination campaign Friday with 100 shots prioritized for frontline workers at the municipal Lung Hospital. Read more »
Importer to hand 30 mln Covid-19 vaccine doses to health ministry

Importer to hand 30 mln Covid-19 vaccine doses to health ministry

The 30 million AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses bought by Vietnam Vaccine JSC (VNVC) would be handed over to the Ministry of Health on a non-profit basis. Read more »
For Covid-19 frontline workers, vaccine couldn’t have come sooner

For Covid-19 frontline workers, vaccine couldn’t have come sooner

Dr Du Le Thanh Xuan of the HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases' intensive care unit became the first person to be vaccinated against Covid-19 at her hospital. Read more »
Vietnam to receive additional 4 million coronavirus vaccine doses in March, April: WHO representative

Vietnam to receive additional 4 million coronavirus vaccine doses in March, April: WHO representative

Vietnam will receive four million more COVID-19 vaccine doses in March and April, World Health Organization representative to Vietnam Kidong Park said on Monday. This will help the country expand... Read more »
Vietnam reports no COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning

Vietnam reports no COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning

Vietnam posted zero new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday morning, leaving the national infection count unchanged at 2,524, including 1,586 domestically-transmitted cases, and 938 imported cases. Read more »
13 localities with Covid-19 outbreaks first in line for vaccination

13 localities with Covid-19 outbreaks first in line for vaccination

Thirteen provinces and cities with Covid-19 outbreaks would be the first to be vaccinated until April, according to an inoculation schedule until 2022 issued by the Health Ministry Saturday. Read more »
COVID-19 vaccination to begin in Vietnam on March 8

COVID-19 vaccination to begin in Vietnam on March 8

Vaccination using the recently imported AstraZeneca vaccine is expected to start on March 8, Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long informed a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19... Read more »
Every Vietnamese resident will be vaccinated against COVID-19: PM

Every Vietnamese resident will be vaccinated against COVID-19: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has reaffirmed that the Government will allocate funds to ensure COVID-19 inoculation for the entire population. Read more »
Vietnam deploys COVID-19 inoculation plan

Vietnam deploys COVID-19 inoculation plan

117,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine reached Vietnam on Wednesday, the first of 30 million doses that will be brought in by the Vietnam Vaccine Joint Stock Company (VNVC)... Read more »
Hanoi looks to purchase 15 million COVID-19 doses

Hanoi looks to purchase 15 million COVID-19 doses

Health authorities in Hanoi have proposed the purchase of 15 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for a double inoculation plan, according to Hoang Duc Hanh, deputy director of the municipal Department of Health. The... Read more »
Covid vaccine in Vietnam: First shots to be taken in March

Covid vaccine in Vietnam: First shots to be taken in March

Vietnam is negotiating to import around 30 million doses and get another 30 million from the global vaccine-sharing scheme for 2021. Read more »
Hanoi seeks to cover Covid-19 vaccination for all residents

Hanoi seeks to cover Covid-19 vaccination for all residents

Hanoi has proposed buying Covid-19 vaccines for its citizens with its own budget and other financial sources, the municipal Party Committee said Wednesday. Read more »
Europe rolls out vaccines in bid to leave pandemic behind

Europe rolls out vaccines in bid to leave pandemic behind

Europe launches a cross-border vaccination programme of unprecedented scale on Sunday as part of efforts to end a COVID-19 pandemic that has crippled economies and claimed more than 1.7 million... Read more »
Southeast Asian countries act to prevent COVID-19 spread

Southeast Asian countries act to prevent COVID-19 spread

Many Southeast Asian countries have taken various measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus since the number of infections have increased in the nations recently. Read more »
Singapore approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in Asia first

Singapore approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in Asia first

SINGAPORE — Singapore became on Monday the first Asian country to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine and said it expects to start receiving shots by the end of the year. Prime... Read more »
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