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Vietnam Produces First Test Batch of Sputnik V Covid-19 Vaccine

What will this mean for Vietnam's sluggish vaccination campaign?

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Street Art: Hanoi Runner Creates Drawings From Routes on Strava

Who said excercise can't be fun or artsy?

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In the Pandemic, Hanoi's Newfound Cycling Love Sends Bike Sales Zooming

Thanks to COVID-19, gyms, yoga studios, and parks have closed, but the need for physical exercise remains.

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Hanoi Engineers Create Air-Conditioned Booth to Help Doctors Combat Summer Heat

As the weather becomes hotter in Vietnam, the jobs of pandemic medical staff have also become more difficult.

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Vietnam's Childhood Obesity Rate Doubles Over 10 Years, Data Shows

Are Vietnamese children spending less time on active recreations and more at home?

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Hanoi to Increase Stipend for Members of Covid-19 Prevention Force by 70%

Hanoi has proposed an additional 70% increase in the stipend for the capital’s COVID-19 prevention and control forces.

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Vietnam to Allocate $1.1bn to Buy 150m Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines This Year

Amidst current struggles to keep pace with global inoculation rates, Vietnam plans to secure enough doses of several vaccines to immunize 75% of the population by the end of the year. 

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The Average Height of Vietnamese Children Increased, but So Did Obesity Rates

Vietnam's children are getting taller, but also wider.

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Dầu Gió, a Poignant Link Between My Family Legacy and Traditional Medicine

This is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of the book Pills, Teas, and Songs: Stories of Medicine Around the World by Debby Nguyen, republished with permission. Debby's family of pharmacists and doc...

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Vietnam Begins Covid-19 Vaccinations With Hospital Staff in Hanoi, Saigon, Hai Duong

Less than two weeks after the first batch of vaccine doses landed, Vietnam officially began its national vaccination campaign against COVID-19.

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Hanoi Proposes Plan to Vaccinate 7.5m Residents Over 18 Against Covid-19

As part of a double-inoculation plan, 7.5 million Hanoi residents over the age of 18 would receive the vaccine.

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First Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Arrive in Vietnam. Who Will Get It First?

Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccination drive is about to begin.

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Vietnam to Receive 1st Batch of Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine Doses This Sunday

We are ready!

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Vietnam's Covid-19 Vaccine Strategy Gains Clarity

Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccine strategy is becoming clearer.

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All Airport Staff Nationwide to be Tested for Covid-19

It's the latest step in efforts to combat the pandemic.

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Vietnam Approves Oxford Vaccine; First Batch to Arrive This Quarter

Good news.

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2nd Made-in-Vietnam Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate Enters Human Trials

A second COVID-19 candidate vaccine has officially entered the human trial phase. 

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Vietnam Is Negotiating to Secure 30m Doses of the UK's Covid-19 Vaccine

We are ready and waiting.

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Vietnam Detects First Case of New Covid-19 Variant Discovered in UK

The individual in question was quarantined upon arrival, posing no threat to the community.

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21 Vietnamese Students Test Positive for Covid-19 in South Korea Dorm Cluster

The infections are part of 1,078 new COVID-19 cases reported on Wednesday, the highest single-day total for South Korea.