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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.

"Fortress" in fighting COVID-19 during enhanced social distancing

The "message 5T" has been recently introduced by the Ministry of Health to curb the spread of COVID-19 during social distancing.

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

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

Covid-19 treatment hospital in Hanoi starts receiving patients from Sept.1
Covid-19 treatment hospital in Hanoi starts receiving patients from Sept.1

A hospital providing treatment for severe and critical COVID-19 patients in Hanoi and northern localities started to receive patients from Sept. 1.

"Digital health passport" key to unlocking border

Vietnam Airlines’ Flight VN310 between Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport and Tokyo’s Narita airport has been the first of the national flag carrier to pilot the application of the IATA Travel Pass.

"Digital health passport" key to unlocking border

Vietnam Airlines’ Flight VN310 between Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport and Tokyo’s Narita airport has been the first of the national flag carrier to pilot the application of the IATA Travel Pass.

Vietnam starts clinical trial of ARCT-154 COVID-19 vaccine
Vietnam starts clinical trial of ARCT-154 COVID-19 vaccine

The Hanoi Medical University has started the first phase of clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine ARCT-154 with the participation of 100 volunteers.

Vaccine Covivac begins second stage of clinical trials
Vaccine Covivac begins second stage of clinical trials

Vietnam’s second homegrown candidate vaccine Covivac has began the second stage of clinical trials with the screening testing to choose qualified volunteers.

Concentrated quarantine time reduced for fully vaccinated arrivals
Concentrated quarantine time reduced for fully vaccinated arrivals

The Ministry of Health has issued an official letter on the reduction of concentrated quarantine time for people who enter Vietnam and have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.