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Scepticism about vaccines clouds outlook for defeating coronavirus

John CarterSenior Editor, Political Economy

23 January 2021

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Having overcome the challenges of developing coronavirus vaccines and begun the process of distributing them worldwide, a crucial question has cropped up: will people in high-risk areas voluntarily take the jab? In this issue of Global Impact, we explore the resistance to vaccinations amid concerns about quality, effectiveness and possible side effects. 

Bhavan Jaipragas, Senior Correspondent, Asia Desk

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Vietnam Airlines staff apologize in chorus after Covid-19 community transmissions

Vietnam Airlines staff on a flight during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of Tien Phong Newspaper.
Vietnam Airlines staff on a flight during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo by Tien Phong Newspaper.

By Long Nguyen   December 3, 2020 | 06:44 pm GMT+7 vnexpress

Since December 2, a host of Vietnam Airlines flight attendants have posted the #WeApologize hashtag, saying sorry on behalf of their colleague, “patient 1342,” who violated quarantine rules and spread the novel coronavirus to the community.

“What happened was unexpected, our colleague was wrong, and we apologize on his behalf,” a female flight attendant said on her Facebook page.

Promising to strictly follow the rules and not cause any similar incidents in future, many also expressed the hope people will stop criticizing and even abusing them on social networks and in real life.

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Coronavirus kills 15,000 U.S. mink, as Denmark prepares for nationwide cull

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 09:16 GMT+7 tuoitrenews

Coronavirus kills 15,000 U.S. mink, as Denmark prepares for nationwide cull
FILE PHOTO: Mink are seen at the farm of Henrik Nordgaard Hansen and Ann-Mona Kulsoe Larsen near Naestved, Denmark, November 6, 2020. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen via Reuters

CHICAGO — More than 15,000 mink in the United States have died of the coronavirus since August, and authorities are keeping about a dozen farms under quarantine while they investigate the cases, state agriculture officials said.

Global health officials are eying the animals as a potential risk for people after Denmark last week embarked on a plan to eliminate all of its 17 million mink, saying a mutated coronavirus strain could move to humans and evade future COVID-19 vaccines.

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Monsanto loses final appeal over French farmer’s weedkiller accident

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 10:22 GMT+7 tuoitrenews

Monsanto loses final appeal over French farmer's weedkiller accident
The logo of Monsanto is seen at the Monsanto factory in Peyrehorade, France, August 23, 2019. Photo: Reuters

PARIS — Bayer’s Monsanto division on Wednesday lost a final appeal in a long-running French legal battle in which the crop chemical maker has been held liable for the accidental inhalation of a weedkiller by a crop farmer.

Monsanto had been trying to overturn a decision by an appeals court in 2019 that had found the company’s product safety information to have been inadequate in relation to the accident involving farmer Paul Francois in 2004.

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Police bust condom recycling facility in southern Vietnam

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 18:29 GMT+7 tuoitrenews

Police bust condom recycling facility in southern Vietnam
This photo supplied by market monitors shows used condoms being recycled at a facility in Binh Duong Province.

Authorities in Vietnam uncovered a vast number of used condoms being recycled and stocked for sale following a raid on an apartment on Saturday.

According to local market monitors, nearly 324,000 used condoms, equivalent to 360 kilos, were recycled at the facility and would be sold on the market later.

They confiscated all products at the facility, which is located at DX12, Hoa Nhut Quarter, Tan Vinh Hiep Ward, Binh Duong Province, located in southern Vietnam.

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Cancer control in Vietnam: Where are we?


This article looks at the current situation of cancer control is in Vietnam, which is a lower-middle-income country in South East Asia. It highlights the advances that have been made in capacity-building and in spreading knowledge about cancer to improve early diagnosis and treatment. The article also sets out the key challenges that the country still faces including policy development, resources and the need to develop partnerships with other developed regions of the world.


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Coronavirus cases surpass 1,000, one patient removed from tally in Vietnam

Thursday, August 20, 2020, 20:48 GMT+7 tuoitre

Coronavirus cases surpass 1,000, one patient removed from tally in Vietnam
Health workers discuss COVID-19 treatment at a hospital in Da Nang, Vietnam. Photo: Tan Luc / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam reported 14 new coronavirus cases while taking one patient off the national count following negative retests on Thursday, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The country’s tally has topped 1,000 cases since the virus first hit it in January.

Eleven of the additional cases were registered in Da Nang, one in neighboring Quang Nam Province, and two imported infections.

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Vietnam’s COVID-19 count approaches 1,000

Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 22:04 GMT+7 tuoitrenews

Vietnam’s COVID-19 count approaches 1,000
A health worker handles a piece of equipment at a hospital in Vietnam. Photo: Xuan Mai / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam recorded four new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, with its total nearing 1,000, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The four patients include two in Da Nang, one in neighboring Quang Nam Province, and one in northern Hai Duong Province.

Patient No. 990 is a 25-year-old medical worker at Da Nang Family Hospital.

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Should violators who illegally take Covid-19 infected people into Vietnam receive the death penalty?

vietnamnet | 17/08/2020    12:50 GMT+7

“The death penalty could be considered for such act in accordance with the Penal Code. In this very urgent situation, when the whole country is trying hard to fight Covid-19, it is necessary to strictly punish such acts for deterrence.”

Có thể xử tử hình kẻ tiếp tay, đưa người nhiễm Covid-19 vào Việt Nam không?
Chinese people who illegally entered Vietnam are detected by traffic police on Noi Bai – Lao Cai expressway. (Photo: Lao Cai newspaper)

This is the opinion of National Assembly (NA) deputy Bui Van Phuong, member of the NA Economic Committee, vice head of the NA delegation of Ninh Binh province in response to the proposal of the HCM City Center for Disease Control (HCDC): “It is necessary to impose heavy sanctions against people who illegally enter the country, to consider imposing special criminal penalties on those who give a hand to illegal entry.”

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Elderly Vietnamese at mercy of abusive families

By Long Nguyen   July 4, 2020 | 08:00 am GMT+7 VNexpress

Elderly Vietnamese at mercy of abusive families
A reason for the mistreatment of senior citizens is the lack of knowledge and skills related to elderly care. Photo by Shutterstock/mrmohock.

Issues of dependency and lack of support leave many elderly citizens exposed to mistreatment by those charged with their care.

At 88, Vo Thi Dung, from southern Tien Giang Province, can no longer walk unassisted and suffers from dementia. Bed-ridden, she is being beaten and slapped by her 57-year-old daughter-in-law.

Several steps away, her son, 56, eventually joins in the violence.

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Bệnh nhân Covid-19 thứ 16 tử vong

Vietnam in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic - Nhan Dan Online

Thứ ba, 11/8/2020, 18:25 (GMT+7)

Bệnh nhân 832″, 37 tuổi, ở Quảng Trị, chiều nay được xác định tử vong vì suy tim trên nền bệnh lý nặng và mắc Covid-19.

Thứ trưởng Y tế Nguyễn Trường Sơn, Trưởng Bộ phận thường trực đặc biệt chống dịch Covid-19 của Bộ Y tế tại Đà Nẵng, chiều 11/8 xác nhận “bệnh nhân 832” qua đời và là ca tử vong thứ 16 kể từ đầu dịch.

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COVID-19: Vietnam reports 29 new cases, another fatality – Total 84 cases

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Vietnam has confirmed 29 new coronavirus cases and another fatality of the disease, all closely tied to Da Nang outbreak, the Ministry of Health said in its August 9 update at 18.00hrs.

19 cases aged 7 to 85 were registered in Da Nang City, the epicenter of the outbreak. They include 8 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients, 3 patients given treatment at Da Nang Hospital, three caregivers, a medical worker, a servant, along with three others.

COVID-19: Vietnam reports 29 new cases, another fatality

Meanwhile, Quang Nam and Quang Tri provinces recorded eight and two cases respectively. Most of them had contact with COVID-19 patients and were patient caregivers.

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Sáng nay không thêm ca nhiễm nCoV


Bộ Y tế sáng 11/8 không ghi nhận ca nhiễm nCoV, 433 bệnh nhân đang điều trị.

Như vậy, 24 giờ qua ghi nhận 6 ca nhiễm mới, 4 người khỏi bệnh, 4 ca tử vong. Tổng số ca nhiễm cả nước lên 847, trong đó 399 người đã khỏi, 15 ca tử vong, còn 433 bệnh nhân đang điều trị.

Từ 0h ngày 11/8, Bệnh viện Chỉnh hình và phục hồi chức năng được dỡ phong tỏa, Bệnh viện Đà Nẵng tiếp tục cách ly y tế. Trước đó, Bệnh viện C được dỡ phong tỏa từ 0h ngày 8/8. Đây là ba bệnh viện được ghi nhận là ổ dịch tại Đà Nẵng.

Từ ngày 23/7 đến nay ghi nhận 389 ca lây nhiễm trong nước tại 15 tỉnh, thành phố, đều có yếu tố dịch tễ liên quan tới ổ dịch tại Đà Nẵng.

Gần 166.000 người tiếp xúc gần và nhập cảnh từ vùng dịch được cách ly. Trong đó, cách ly tập trung tại bệnh viện hơn 5.600 người, tại cơ sở tập trung hơn 27.000, số còn lại tại nhà hoặc nơi lưu trú.

Thế giới ghi nhận khoảng 737.000 người chết hơn 20,2 triệu ca nhiễm tại 213 quốc gia. Mỹ và Brazil là hai nước có số ca mắc và số tử vong cao nhất thế giới. Tại khu vực Đông Nam Á, Indonesia ghi nhận số mắc và số tử vong cao nhất.Covid-19 tại Việt Nam

Cập nhật: 23:30, 10/8|Nguồn: Bộ Y Tế

Đà Nẵng26710
Hà Nội149121
Quảng Nam825
TP Hồ Chí Minh7162
Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu3720
Thái Bình3130
Bạc Liêu2423
Ninh Bình2316
Vĩnh Phúc1919
Thanh Hóa1816
Quảng Ninh1111
Bình Thuận99
Bắc Giang94
Nam Định73
Quảng Ngãi70
Đồng Tháp66
Hòa Bình60
Khánh Hòa61
Hưng Yên55
Hải Dương54
Hà Nam54
Hà Tĩnh44
Tây Ninh44
Trà Vinh42
Lạng Sơn4
Đắk Lắk30
Thừa Thiên Huế22
Lào Cai22
Ninh Thuận22
Cần Thơ22
Quảng Trị2
Bắc Ninh11
Bến Tre11
Lai Châu11
Đồng Nai11
Hà Giang11
Thái Nguyên11
Cà Mau10
Kiên Giang10

847Nhiễm15Tử vong433Đang điều trị399Khỏi

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Vietnam confirms 11th Covid-19 death

VNE – By Chi Le    August 9, 2020 | 05:44 pm GMT+7

Vietnam confirms 11th Covid-19 death
A medical staff takes samples of a person to test for the novel coronavirus in Quang Nam Province on August 9, 2020. Photo by VnExpress/Dac Thanh.


A 55-year old woman in Da Nang is the country’s 11th Covid-19 fatality, the Healthy Ministry confirmed Sunday afternoon.

“Patient 456”, a resident of the central city’s Hai Chau District, was admitted to the Hoan My-Da Nang General Hospital on July 28 and tested positive for the novel coronavirus on July 29. She’d had hypertension for years.

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Công bố 3 ca mắc Covid-19 ở Thanh Hóa, Quảng Trị

07/08/2020    06:25 GMT+7

Sáng 7/8, 2 tỉnh Thanh Hoá, Quảng Trị ghi nhận 3 ca mắc Covid-19, nâng tổng số ca mắc cả nước lên 750.

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Trong 3 bệnh nhân Covid-19 mới, có 1 trường hợp tại Thanh Hoá, 2 trường hợp ghi nhận tại Quảng Trị. Cả 3 trường hợp đều liên quan đến Đà Nẵng.

Bệnh nhân 748 là nữ, 54 tuổi, có địa chỉ tại Quảng Vinh, TP. Sầm Sơn, Thanh Hóa, là F1 của bệnh nhân 620, liên quan Đà Nẵng.

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