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Friday, August 14, 2020
Tags: infection
Government seeks ways to complete targets amidst COVID-19 pandemic Government seeks ways to complete targets amidst COVID-19 pandemic
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a one-day regular Cabinet meeting for July on August 3, which focused on seeking measures to fulfill socio-economic goals amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
PM urges tightened border control in wake of new local infection of COVID-19 PM urges tightened border control in wake of new local infection of COVID-19
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 25 ordered tightened management of border gates from the north to the south to prevent illegal entry, following the confirmation of the first locally infected case of COVID-19 in Vietnam after 99 days without community transmission of the coronavirus.
COVID-19: The right time for revising wildlife trade and consumption policy COVID-19: The right time for revising wildlife trade and consumption policy
The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is killing thousands of people globally and causing major impacts to livelihoods, society, and economies across the world. COVID-19 is understood to have originated in wildlife, most probably in a market selling live wildlife in China[1]. The conditions that lead to the emergence and transmission of these zoonotic pathogens to humans are also prevalent in Vietnam. It’s time to change the current approach to regulating the trading and use of live wildlife for the wellbeing and survival of all on this planet.
PM attends online meeting of 73rd World Health Assembly PM attends online meeting of 73rd World Health Assembly
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 73rd World Health Assembly which was held in the form of video conference on May 18-19 at the invitation of General Director of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
ASEAN3 countries adopt joint statement on COVID-19 ASEAN+3 countries adopt joint statement on COVID-19
The Special ASEAN Plus Three Summit on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) via video conference on April 13 issued a joint statement. The following is the full text of the joint statement.
ASEAN events and summits under Vietnams chairmanship year might be conducted online: diplomat ASEAN events and summits under Vietnam's chairmanship year might be conducted online: diplomat
The ASEAN Special Summit and the ASEAN+3 Special Summit on COVID-19 Response will be held online on April 14 with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chairing over the events as ASEAN Chair 2020, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung announced.
Hanoi promises hefty fines for COVID-19 offenders Hanoi promises hefty fines for COVID-19 offenders
Failing to wear masks in public, reporting inaccurate health statuses or evading quarantine are just some actions that could result in heavy fines or even a criminal trial.
Vietnam to declare nationwide COVID-19 epidemic Vietnam to declare nationwide COVID-19 epidemic
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed to declare the nationwide COVID-19 epidemic while chairing a meeting of the cabinet in Hanoi on March 30.
Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
The Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases has created a legal basis for control of the transmission of dangerous diseases across borders as well as mutual assistance in fighting epidemics between Vietnam and other countries in the region and the world.
PM urges strengthening fight against COVID-19 as new cases emerge in Vietnam PM urges strengthening fight against COVID-19 as new cases emerge in Vietnam
The Prime Minister on March 11 issued a directive requesting tightened control over citizens entering Vietnam via points of entry by air, land and sea; and suspension of the unilateral visa exemption for those of, as well as for Vietnamese people and their spouses and children in Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, the UK, France, Germany and Spain.

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