During the COVID-19 pandemic, any donor arriving at a blood donation location would have their body temperature measured. Antibacterial cleaning products are offered at many spots. The donors are frequently asked to wear facemasks and clean their hands. They are also asked about their health condition so we can assess risks of the disease spreading. The donors are arranged to sit at a safe distance from each other. The places where the blood donation drives are organised would be disinfected and every surface would be cleaned after the drives. — VNS … [Read more...] about Blood donation in Vietnam still unstable
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It also has one completely dominant political party and a compliant media, but Prof Dale says even with "clear, crisp messaging to a community that trusts the government" he is concerned that "the average Singaporean still isn't quite grasping the importance of their individual role". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Should the world worry about Singapore’s virus surge?
Verena Malherbe is seen in a photo she provided Tuoi Tre News. Malherbe’s experience with her empathetic landlord was mirrored by Michaela Anne Barthus, a South African English and science teacher who has lived in Ho Chi Minh City for two and a half years. … [Read more...] about Expats laud Vietnamese landlords for discounting rent to share COVID-19 burden
To date, a total of 74,941 people who came into contact and returned from epidemic-hit areas, are undergoing strict health monitoring, of whom 720 are being kept in concentrated quarantine in hospitals, 24,329 are in concentrated isolation in other health facilities and 49,892 are self-isolated at home or at places of residence. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: 257 infections in total with two new patients