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Saigon to Open New 1,000-Bed Oncology Hospital With Helipad Next Month

After years of delay, the second campus of the Ho Chi Minh City Oncology Hospital will finally open its doors to patients next month.

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US to Open Southeast Asia CDC Office in Hanoi

The office will allow the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to have an increased presence in monitoring, aiding responses to, and learning from health issues, including COVID-19...

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Hanoi, Saigon Report Cases of Rare Poisoning Linked to Vegan Pâté

In recent weeks, Vietnam has recorded more than a dozen cases of botulism, a rare and dangerous disease that disables its victims’ nerves, causing paralysis.

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Vietnam's Healthcare Workers Infected With Covid-19 to Receive VND10m

The funds will go toward healthcare workers who get infected with the novel coronavirus.

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Da Nang Trials Group Testing for Covid-19 to Save Resources

Facing a massive number of tests to be done among residents, Da Nang is exploring more cost-effective ways to do COVID-19 testing.

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All Saigon Residents Who Visited Da Nang in July Will Be Tested for Covid-19

To reduce risks of COVID-19 infection, Saigon announced yesterday that the city would test all residents who returned from Da Nang recently.

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With Good Results on Mice, Vietnam Hopes to Trial Covid-19 Vaccine on Humans in 2021

The vaccine is currently being tested on mice.

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New Study Shows Coronavirus Strains in Vietnam's Field Rats, Guano Farms

Data from a study published in June 2020 suggests that, by the time field rat meat reaches restaurant tables, more than half of it is infected with coronaviruses.

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With Promising Recovery Progress, Case 91 Might Not Need Lung Transplants

If the patient continues to make good progress in recovery, medical experts believe that he will no longer need lung transplants.

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Covid-19 Update: British Pilot Shows Remarkable Lung Recovery; Case 19 Discharged

It appears the country's COVID-19 death toll will remain at zero.

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Vietnam's 2 Most Serious Covid-19 Patients See Conditions Improve

One is now able to walk on her own, while the other has awoken from a coma and can perform basic communication.

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Drug-Resistant Bacteria Flourish in Southeast Asia's Antibiotic-Filled Sewage

The fetid vapors of a sewer canal may be unpleasant, but what lurks beneath the surface can be a killer.

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Who Are Vietnam's Most Severe Coronavirus Cases? Where Are They Now?

Vietnam’s total number of COVID-19 infections remains within its healthcare capacity, so critical patients can receive top-level attention from national experts.

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As Mice Stay Healthy After Injections, Vietnam Cautiously Hopeful About Vaccine Prospect

Vietnam’s COVID-19 vaccine project is going smoothly, though it will take a number of months before a useable product is actualized.

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[Photos] From Boston to Saigon: A Coronavirus Quarantine Diary

On March 20, I arrived at Tan Son Nhat International Airport from the United States.

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Vingroup, Bkav Pivot to Producing Ventilators to Help Curb Coronavirus

Amid the ongoing coronavrius pandemic, several Vietnamese manufacturing companies have shifted to producing medical equipment.

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Saigon's Blood Reserve Faces Critical Shortage as Pandemic Cancels Donation Drives

Saigon’s public hospitals will face an acute blood shortage in the next few days if the lack of donors continues.

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Vietnam Only Records 4 New Covid-19 Cases Over the Weekend

The nation's tally for Covid-19 cases hit 241 on Sunday night, but Monday arrived without any new patients testing positive since the previous evening.

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Saigon, Hanoi to Discharge 30 Covid-19 Patients Today, Including Case 17

As the number of Covid-19 cases in Vietnam continues to rise, many patients across the country have also recovered.

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3 Covid-19 Patients in Da Nang Discharged; Dozens More Test Negative

There are 136 Covid-19 patients currently being treated in medical facilities in Vietnam.