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Official Gazette

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Tags: Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
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.
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 calls for joint efforts against nCoV PM calls for joint efforts against nCoV
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries, agencies and localities to stay vigilant to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
Law amending 37 planning-related laws Law amending 37 planning-related laws
The Law amending 37 laws related to the Planning Law (the Law) was passed at the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly in November last year.
Official Gazette issues Nos 69-72/2018 coming out on September 13 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 69-72/2018, coming out on September 13, 2018
Fighting the spread of disease Fighting the spread of disease
The Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases attempts to control the transmission of dangerous diseases across borders and codifies Vietnam’s policy of publicity of epidemics.

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