How did Vietnam, without its wealth or an advanced health system, even prevent a coronavirus death among its 97 million people?
Simple, let’s say medical officials acted early and quickly. Vietnamese Ignored China and insisted that the World Health Organization had no evidence of human-to-human transmission, and implemented rapid measures, such as strict quarantine and contact tracking, before its initial condition was identified, CNN reported.
“We just didn’t expect WHO’s guides. We decided to take action early on the data we gathered from outside and inside (country). ” Pham Quang Thai, vice president of the Infection Control Department of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology in Hanoi.
Virus epicenter Wuhan, temperature demonstrations were made at the airports in early January for passengers from China. Just a week later, government officials put stricter medical quarantine regulations at the border gates, ports and airports.
Vietnam’s first coronavirus cases were not reported until January 23, but the country was prepared until then.
Vietnamese statement Although there was a national epidemic on February 1, there were six confirmed cases in the country. All flights between Vietnam and China were stopped, then the visa was suspended the following day for Chinese citizens.
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