Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen speaks at a government meeting to discuss COVID-19 prevention measures in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 24, 2020. Photo: Viet Dung / Tuoi Tre Speaking at the event, Prime Minister Phuc ordered ministries and localities to continue taking preventive measures against COVID-19. … [Read more...] about Vietnam shall quarantine all from COVID-19-hit areas in South Korea: PM
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Bamboo Airways to suspend flights to RoK over coronavirus concerns Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways will suspend flights from the central cities of Da Nang and Nha Trang to the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Incheon city as from February 26 over coronavirus concerns. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, foreign airlines suspend flights to South Korea on epidemic fears
"Shincheonji contributed significantly to the sharp rise in the number of patients in Korea," Won Suk-choi of the division of infectious diseases at the Korea University College of Medicine, told the BBC, but he also warns that "the situation Korea is currently experiencing can happen anywhere in the world". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why did infections shoot up South Korea?
Like many of Vinh’s friends, 20 of Hien’s have also returned to Vietnam since February 20 as the number of Covid-19 cases rose day after day. Some were even willing to postpone their study plans in case the epidemic got out of control in South Korea. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese in South Korea face dilemma: stay put or bail out?
Several localities in Vietnam have quarantined more people coming from coronavirus-stricken areas. According to the Danang City Department of Health, since Monday afternoon, the department has quarantined five more people from coronavirus-ravaged areas, including four Vietnamese and one South Korean tourist. … [Read more...] about More people from coronavirus-hit areas quarantined in Vietnam