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Tag Archives: children aged 5-11

Daily caseload below 1,000 for the first time since July

  A medical worker preparing a COVID-19 vaccine for children. — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Dũng HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s daily caseload of new COVID infections has fallen below 1,000, for the first time since July 5, 2021.  There were 890 new COVID-19 infections recorded on Sunday.  The new infections were …

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COVID vaccines for children to arrive on May 10

  A vial of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. —VNA/VnExpress News Photo   HÀ NỘI — The first batch of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to inoculate children aged 5-11 is expected to arrive in Việt Nam on May 10, according to Deputy Minister of Health Đỗ Xuân Tuyên. The vaccines are part of a …

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120,000 new COVID infections reported on Thursday

  A COVID-19 patient under care at Sơn La Province General Hospital. — VNA/VnExpress News Photo Quang Quyết HÀ NỘI —  The health ministry announced 120,000 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, marking the ninth straight day of falling daily numbers. The capital city of Hà Nội continues to lead the daily …

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VN eyes downgrading severity classification of COVID-19

  A child being vaccinated against COVID-19. — VNA/VnExpress News Photo HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam is looking at downgrading COVID-19 from a Class A infectious disease, deemed as “especially dangerous”, to Class B “dangerous”, according to the Government’s newly-launched COVID-19 prevention and control programme. In February 2020, the then Prime Minister Nguyễn …

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Health ministry explains vaccine delay for children

  Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19. —AFP/VNA Photo  HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Health has explained the purchase delay to buy COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines for children aged 5-12, confirming that it depends on Pfizer which is compiling the contract. The explanation was made following a request by Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính, who …

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