VN removed from COVID-19 community spread list
VGP – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently removed Viet Nam from the list of countries experiencing SARS-CoV-2 community spread.
The CDC praised the efforts of the Vietnamese Government in the fight against COVID-19 outbreak with positive outcomes such as supervision, quarantine, follow-up treatment.
On the practical basis, the CDC decided to take Viet Nam out of the list of countries vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 community spread.
A representative from the CDC reported that the CDC has crafted a plan to send experts to Viet Nam by the end of March, 2020 in an effort to boost medical cooperation between the two countries and facilitate the establishment of a regional office of the CDC in Viet Nam. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services also announced a plan to provide preventive facilities for the Southeast Asian nation.
Earlier, all 16 people in Viet Nam infected with a new coronavirus have been cured since February 25. No new cases have been recorded since February 13./.
By Hoang Ha