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Common misconceptions about Covid-19 vaccines

According to a survey by Kaiser Family Foundation, around 14% of Americans answered they will not get vaccinated. Ten percent say they will see how vaccines work for others and only 3% say they will get vaccinated if it is mandatory. There are many reasons for their hesitancy to receive the vaccine – some of which are based on false …

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Vietnam cuts quarantine time for fully vaccinated travelers

The Ministry of Health updated entry requirements on August 4th for fully vaccinated travelers, saying that the international travelers must complete only 7-day quarantine if they meet the following requirements: Have a proof of negative PRC test for coronavirus 72 hours before travel by air into Vietnam. Have a vaccination certificate. The last dose must be done at least 14 …

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Vietnam receives over 90,000 doses of Pfizer Vaccine

As per statement made by a representative of the Ministry of Health on July 5th, the first batch of over 99,0000 doses of Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine arrived at Noi Bai airport in the morning of July 7th. More 3 million doses are scheduled to be delivered in the third quarter and approximately 28 million doses will be available in quarter III …

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Decree 152 clarifies work permit and visa standards

Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour has strengthened visa rules for foreign workers to combat illegal immigration and unlawful employment. With the approval of Decree 152 on February 15, 2021, the Ministry has asked workers without appropriate permits to leave the country and has tightened documentation standards for visa applications. These clarifications and changes reflect Vietnam’s development and rising status, and the …

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Declare temporary residence in Vietnam online

Making a temporary residence declaration is a requirement for foreign visitors in Vietnam, particularly when the covid outbreak is still ongoing. In this post, Vietnam Visa Easy is going to guide How to declare temporary residence online in a minute. Step 1. Access the national immigration portal https://www.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/vi_VN/web/guest/khai-bao-tam-tru and selec the city or province at which you are located from …

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Quang Nam to prioritise vaccination of tourism workers

Quang Nam authorities have decided to implement comprehensive safety protocols to ensure the safe return of tourism in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan prioritizes the vaccination of tourism sector workers.  The vaccination campaign for nearly 20,000 workers is scheduled to be completed in August 2021, said Nguyen Thanh Hong, Director of Quang Nam Department of Culture-Sports-Tourism. At …

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Healthy, safe Vietnam welcomes tourists to vacation destinations

Vietnam has demonstrated its resilience to the global pandemic, welcoming huge crowds of tourists to vacation hotspots over the recent holiday weekend. On April 30, for example, visitors flocked to the popular beach town Bai Sau in Vung Tau Town near Ho Chi Minh City. Over 70,000 people were at the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province beaches, and provincial authorities dispatched …

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Vietnam considering vaccine passports for tourists, investors and Vietnamese abroad

The information technology infrastructure for handling covid-19 vaccine passports was basically ready and completely suitable to the international standard of vaccine passport deployment, as per statement by telecom providers and relevant agencies on Friday at a regular meeting of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control. Last month, the committee asked concerned agencies to be prepared for the …

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CAAV proposed Covid-19 vaccine passport mechanism

In the recent report to the Ministry of Transport, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) emphasizes the necessity of resuming regular international flights and allowing vaccinated travelers. In detail,  passengers with vaccine passports and negative PRC test for covid will be permitted to enter Vietnam and have isolated quarantine time shortened. The CAAV added that Vietnam has yet to introduce …

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Vietnam to re-open international commercial flights

On April 1, Vietjet Air resumed flights to Thailand, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. The airline said in a press release that weekly Friday flights will link Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City and that thirteen flights per month will operate between Hanoi and Tokyo, starting on April 6. Similarly, the regular Hanoi-Taipei route will resume on April 11 the …

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