The University Medical Center under the University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City has launched a clinic dedicated to providing sub-specialized care to COVID-19 patients with lingering symptoms. The clinic was officially put into operation on Monday, according to the center’s verified Facebook page. The symptoms, often referred to as COVID-19 long-haulers, post-COVID or long-COVID conditions, can vary widely in patients who have had the coronavirus, so the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has proposed a unifying name for the condition, which is post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection, or PASC. The new clinic provides a team of multidisciplinary specialists and subspecialists to help patients who have been diagnosed with PASC. The associated symptoms can be as varied as persistent shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, impaired stamina, chest pain, palpitations, dizzy spells, exercise intolerance, wide-swings in blood pressure or impaired … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City university medical center opens post-COVID-19 treatment clinic
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Vietnam’s agro-forestry-aquatic product import-export hits over $82bil Vietnam’s agro-forestry-aquatic product exports and imports were estimated at nearly 82.67 billion USD in the first 11 months of this year, up 24.7 percent annually. Of the figure, around 43.48 billion USD was worth of exports, up 14.2 percent while nearly 39.18 billion USD was from imports, up 39 percent, resulting in a trade surplus of roughly 4.3 billion USD, down 56.5 percent year-on-year. The US was the biggest export market of Vietnam with over 11.9 billion USD, or 27.5 percent of the market share. It was followed by China with around 8.4 billion USD, accounting for 19.2 percent, and Japan with nearly 3 billion USD, or 6.9 percent. Share plunge as Omicron worries local investors Vietnamese shares plunged on Friday as the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant dampened investor sentiment, triggering worries about hits to a nascent economic recovery. The market benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS DECEMBER 4
Illustrative photo (Source: diendandoanhnghiep.vn) Tel Aviv (VNA) – Israel's removal of import quotas and opening of its dairy market create a good opportunity for Vietnamese businesses to approach Israeli importers and boost exports to the country in the near future, the Vietnamese trade office in Israel has said. According to the office, in early December, the Israeli Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development agreed to abolish import quotas for a wide range of dairy products, including low-fat yogurt and cheese, in a bid to reduce the price of dairy products for Israeli consumers. The move will allow the market to open to the free import of products from European countries, with the average price per kilogram of yogurt consumed in Israel falling to 8.5 NIS from the previous price of 17 NIS. The Israeli Ministry of Finance estimated that the abolition of the quota will reduce the prices of imported cheese by about 25 percent from the … [Read more...] about Opportunities open for Vietnam dairy exporters in Israel
There is a high chance that the bilateral trade turnover could surpass the US$100-billion mark for the first time right this year. The shortage of goods due to the disruption of the global supply chains and growing demands from major economies on recovery, especially the US, is offering opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to further penetrate the world’s largest market. Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai. Photos: Hai Yen Counselor of the Vietnam Trade Office in the US Bui Huy Son shared the view at the Vietnam-US Trade Forum 2021 held today [December 7]. “As Vietnam makes up only 3.6% of US total imports, there remains huge potential in economic cooperation for both countries,” Son noted. Sharing the view, Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said the US remains one of Vietnam’s key partners in all spheres, noting cooperation in trade and economy between the two is the pillar in the bilateral comprehensive partnership. … [Read more...] about US economic recovery offers opportunities for Vietnam businesses
The forum was jointly held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hanoi, and the US-ASEAN Business Council. (Photo: VNA) Speaking at the Vietnam-US Trade Forum 2021, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai affirmed that the US is a leading important partner of Vietnam on all cooperation pillars. The official cited statistics as showing that two-way trade increased from US$450 million in 1995 when the two countries established their diplomatic relations, to US$90.8 billion last year. As of October 2021, the figure reached US$89,6 billion, and the US has maintained its position as Vietnam’s biggest trade partner and biggest importer, he said. Meanwhile, Vietnam is now the 9th biggest trade partner of the US, jumping five places from 2020. For investment, as of October, the US had ranked 11th among 138 countries and territories investing in Vietnam, with 1,134 projects worth US$9.72 billion. Most of US … [Read more...] about Trade ties contribute to deepening Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership: forum
Asia was the first to experience the virus, the first to exit lockdown, and now has new spikes. Asia was the first place to experience the coronavirus, impose lockdowns and then emerge from them. It was also the first to experience new groups of infections, with clusters from nightclubs in Seoul, the Russia-China border, and elsewhere. Although it is early for conclusions, can lessons be learned? 1. Wave, spike or cluster - it's unavoidable Terms such as second wave, spikes or clusters of cases are bandied around, but what do they mean? Medically, a second wave refers to the resurgence of infection in a different part of a population after an initial decrease. The WHO says past pandemics have been characterised by "waves of activity spread over months". In Asia, we have been seeing isolated clusters and regional spikes in infection numbers. and it is hard to predict how they will develop. But for Jennifer Rohn, a cell biologist at University College, London, a second … [Read more...] about Coronavirus ‘second wave’: What lessons can we learn from Asia?