Scientists of the Nanogen Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Joint Stock Company is making research for the vaccine (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnamese scientists join in race to develop vaccine for SARS-CoV-2

Scientists around the world are now racing to develop a vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, using a mix of established techniques and new technologies. Vietnamese scientists also joined the race and Vietnamese-made vaccine is scheduled to be launched in the market in October, 2021.
Eight more new Covid-19 cases reported in Da Nang this morning

Eight more new Covid-19 cases reported in Da Nang this morning

Eight more new Covid-19 cases were confirmed in Da Nang City in the morning on July 29, taking the total number in the country to 446, according to the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

President Joko Widodo adjusts his face mask while visiting COVID-19 patients (Photo: AFP)

Indonesian President cancels holiday public gathering

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will not host an open house public gathering at the State Palace on the first day of the Idul Fitri holidays on May 25 to comply with physical distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Illustrative image (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)

Malaysia requests compulsory coronavirus test for foreign workers

Malaysia’s authorities have urged all foreign workers in the country to undergo mandatory screening for the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), as COVID-19 cases have risen for two consecutive days at a construction site in Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur.

Vietnam’s total COVID-19 cases now 141

Vietnam’s total COVID-19 cases now 141

The Ministry of Health on March 25 evening confirmed seven more cases who tested positive to SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, bringing the total in Vietnam to 141 so far.