Blood donation in dire need

Blood donation in dire need

NDO/VNA – The National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) is appealing to people with blood types O and A to make donations, as its blood reserves are now only sufficient to cover one week.  (9 hours ago)

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NDO/VNA – National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said on April 4 that it has carried 100,000 face masks, protective clothing, testing systems and COVID-19 test kits as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to their Lao and Cambodian counterparts. 

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NDO – Vietnam reported no new confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) on the morning of April 5 as no samples tested positive overnight. 

90 COVID-19 patients declared recovered

  Apr 04, 2020 17:53:38
NDO – Five more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from Cu Chi acute respiratory hospital in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang Hospital on April 4, bringing the total number of patients given the all-clear in Vietnam to 90. 

Russian newspaper lauds Vietnam’s rapid response to COVID-19

  Apr 03, 2020 20:48:41
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has been a role model in adopting measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 amid limited conditions, with eight doctors for every 10,000 people, according to an article posted on Russian news website zen.yandex.ru. 

French newspaper praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 combat

  Apr 03, 2020 20:42:39
NDO/VNA – French newspaper L'Obs has published an article appreciating Vietnam's fight against the COVID-19, stating Vietnam is a leading country worth being praised in the anti-coronavirus combat. 

Vietnamese medical staff never flinch in the face of difficulties

  Apr 03, 2020 16:44:04
NDO – An unexpected incident for the health sector has occurred during the fight against Covid-19 pandemic as four medical workers, including two nurses from Bach Mai Hospital and two doctors from the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. 

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NDO/VNA – Party Central Committee General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on April 2 sent a letter to compatriots nationwide on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the “All-people blood donation day” (April 7), calling on them to bolster the drive. 

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NDO – Eleven more patients infected with Covid-19 (coronavirus pneumonia), who were treated at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, were announced as recovered at 3pm on April 2. 

Hanoi to expand rapid testing to screen for COVID-19 infection

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Vietnam’s calm, proactive fight against Covid-19 pandemic

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Vietnam officially declares COVID-19 a national epidemic

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NDO – The Prime Minister signed Decision 447/QĐ-TTg dated April 1, 2020 to officially declare COVID-19 a nationwide epidemic. 

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