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Cuba ‘picks sweet fruits’ thanks to domestic vaccines

With two “homegrown” vaccines, Abdala and Soberana 02, Cuba surpasses many developed countries in vaccination speed, helping to reduce the rate of nCoV infection deeply. In the 19th century, General Máximo Gómez, a key figure in Cuba’s wars of independence with Spain, once said: “The Cubans either failed to achieve their goal, or far exceeded […]

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9 Ho Chi Minh City health goals in 2022

Assessing the difficulty of predicting Covid-19 in 2022, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health set nine goals, mainly for epidemic control based on lessons learned over the past time. During the 4th epidemic, the health sector still has many limitations in forecasting, testing, treatment, and grassroots medical capacity has not met the needs…, […]

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People entering the country for less than 14 days are not required to undergo medical isolation

On December 24, the Ministry of Health allowed short-term entry people without medical isolation, but must strictly and fully comply with regulations on epidemic prevention and control. This decision is stated in the Ministry of Health Medical guidance for the prevention and control of Covid-19 epidemic for people who are allowed to enter Vietnam for […]

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Omicron causes many countries to change their anti-epidemic strategies

Within a few weeks of its appearance, Omicron prompted many countries to accelerate their booster injections, consider using vaccine passports and re-impose travel restrictions. Rich countries, with abundant vaccine resources that once expected the pandemic to have receded, must now reassess the situation. Many countries have been accused of overreacting. The head of the South […]