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Vietnam records high COVID-19 vaccination coverage
Vietnam records high COVID-19 vaccination coverage

Vietnam has launched large scale COVID-19 vaccination drives. As of August 4, more than 247 million doses had been administered, making Vietnam into the list of countries with high vaccination coverage in the world.

Vietnam up 48 places in COVID-19 recovery index
Vietnam up 48 places in COVID-19 recovery index

Vietnam jumped 48 spots to claim the 14th place in the COVID-19 Recovery Index by Nikkei Asia in May 2022. Vietnam is the first country in Southeast Asia to exempt foreign tourists from all testing, vaccination and quarantine requirements.

Ministry of Health proposes V2K message in COVID-19 prevention and control
Ministry of Health proposes V2K message in COVID-19 prevention and control

The Ministry of Health proposed the V2K message (vaccines, face masks and disinfection) in COVID-19 prevention and control. However, the previous 5K message could return if a new COVID-19 variant breaks out affecting public health. So far, the Health Ministry has proposed the suspension of health declaration and removed restrictions on crowds and distance.

Vietnam successfully produces vaccine against African swine fever
Vietnam successfully produces vaccine against African swine fever

Vietnam has successfully produced a vaccine against African swine fever (ASF), said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien on June 1.

Vietnam's vaccine passport: All you need to know
Vietnam's vaccine passport: All you need to know

The Health Ministry begins to issue vaccine passports on April 15 in line with schedule.

COVID-19 vaccine passport to be issued nationwide
COVID-19 vaccine passport to be issued nationwide

Digital Covid-19 vaccine passport with personal details and vaccination information will be issued nationwide after a trial period.

Rollout of AstraZeneca's Evusheld in Vietnam
Rollout of AstraZeneca's Evusheld in Vietnam

The injection process began on March 26 at all facilities of Tam Anh General Hospital in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam to receive mRNA vaccine technology transfer from WHO training hub
Vietnam to receive mRNA vaccine technology transfer from WHO training hub

Vietnam is among the five countries newly selected to receive mRNA vaccine technology transfer from a global biomanufacturing training hub established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in South Africa.

Over 1.4 million people participate in voluntary social insurance
Over 1.4 million people participate in voluntary social insurance

Over 1.4 million people participate in voluntary social insurance as of December 31, 2021.

Health ministry officially introduces Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccine passport
Health ministry officially introduces Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccine passport

The Ministry of Health has announced procedures for the issuance of Vietnam’s official COVID-19 'vaccine passports’ along with the passport templates.

Nine Covid-19 vaccines approved in Vietnam
Nine Covid-19 vaccines approved in Vietnam

Vietnam has approved nine Covid-19 vaccines for emergency use in the country, according to the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam off to strong start to kid vaccination campaign
Vietnam off to strong start to kid vaccination campaign

Vietnam begins injecting all children aged 12-17 with COVID-19 vaccine from November 2021.

Children to be vaccinated against Covid-19 from November 2021
Children to be vaccinated against Covid-19 from November 2021

Vaccination for children against COVID-19 is scheduled to begin in early November, with priority given to those who have had to stay away from school due to prolonged lockdown, according the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam accepts vaccine passports from 72 countries, territories
Vietnam accepts vaccine passports from 72 countries, territories

Vietnam is temporarily accepting the vaccination certificates, otherwise known as “vaccine passports”, from 72 countries and territories worldwide recommended to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via representatives.

COVID-19 vaccination certificate to be incorporated into ID cards
COVID-19 vaccination certificate to be incorporated into ID cards

Driver's license, social insurance, and COVID-19 vaccination certificate are among many documents to be incorporated into the new chip-based ID cards.

Eight COVID-19 vaccines conditionally approved for emergency use in Vietnam
Eight COVID-19 vaccines conditionally approved for emergency use in Vietnam

Vietnam's Health Ministry has conditionally approved eight COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use in the country.