With the spirit of ‘fighting against the pandemic like fighting against an enemy’, the whole Vietnamese Party, armed forces and people have made an all-out effort to implement synchronous measures to prevent and combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to ceaseless efforts, Vietnam has been controlling the disease and has received appreciation from the international community as well as support and trust from its people.
While the pandemic is sweeping through the globe like a terrible flood, Vietnam has remained steady with a low rate of infection and no deaths. Right from the beginning of the outbreak in China in January, Vietnamese authorities from central to local level have implemented prompt and effective measures in response to the pandemic.
As the centre of the pandemic shifted to Europe, Vietnam implemented an early social distancing policy and deployed one of the world's largest isolation campaigns for people returning from abroad while isolating infected people and conducting medical traceability for anyone who had contact with COVID-19 patients.
Millions of facemasks have been provided to local people and tourists to control the disease.
Soldiers from the Chemical Division spraying chemicals to clean areas at Bach Mai Hospital in a bid to limit the spread of the pandemic.
At hospitals, all medical workers must always wear special protective clothing when in contact with patients.
Doctor Do Thi Phuong Mai from the Department of General Infection, the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases and many of her colleagues have been in the hospital for over a month. She worked 14 days and then underwent a 14-day self-quarantine, thereafter continuing to work without going home. When the fight against the disease ends she will have to self-quarantine for 14 days.
A healthcare worker from the Hanoi Centre for Disease Control and Prevention take a sample from a local in Ha Loi village, Me Linh commune for COVID-19 testing.
A rare minute of rest for medical workers in charge of taking COVID-19 testing samples at Noi Bai International Airport.
The joy of patient No.136, a Vietnamese student returning from New York, upon her discharge from hospital.
Children in Truc Bach ward, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi express their happiness after completing the 14-day blockade.
‘Rice ATM’ systems have been set up in many localities across the country in order to support needy people affected by the pandemic.
(HBO) - In May, the sunshine casts a shadow on the streets of the city. The rows of cool shady lagerstroemia trees are covering the passionate purple color of the summer flowers. How beautiful they are. It is amazingly beautiful ... Those are the feelings of many people when being overwhelmed in the purple color of the lagerstroemia trees in Hoa Binh city.
(HBO) - Celebrating the 130th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890 - May 19, 2020), the school named after Uncle Ho when he was young - Nguyen Tat Thanh High Quality Practical School (Hoa Binh City) has organized a lot of meaningful activities.
(HB0) - The nature has granted the cool climate and the majestic mountains to the highland commune of Pa Co, Mai Chau district. In particular, the daily life of Mong ethnic people here is rich in the cultural identity and the customs, the costumes and the everyday language have still been preserved. As a result, Pa Co is the destination that is extremely attractive to tourists. Let's experience, discover the beautiful Pa Co peak at weekends when summer comes.
Many streets in the capital of Hanoi have been decorated with national flags as well as colourful flowers, banners and slogans to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30), the 134th International Labour Day (May 1), the 66th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7), and the 130th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19).
Anti COVID-19, a charity group in Hanoi, has produced ear guards to help ease the pain of medical staff who are fighting in the frontline against COVID-19 and have to wear tight-fitting medical masks during their work.
(HBO) - An Bang, named the "beautiful girl”, is the most difficult to reach among the islands of Truong Sa Islands. As the island is full of violent waves all year round. The big boats cannot land, people have to use the small canoe to "swim” on the waves which are several meters high to get into the island. Landing in An Bang is not for those who suffer from the heart disease. During the business trip just before the spring of Rat, 2020, we were lucky enough to set foot on the islands and record the images of the harsh but extremely beautiful floating islands.