The most effective Covid-19 shield
The reality in the world is proving very vivid, countries that have deployed Covid-19 vaccination to their people on a large scale have quickly contained and controlled the spread of the pandemic, even almost achieve the goal of community immunity against the Covid-19 pandemic. For example, in New York City, the US, 1 year ago was the center of the world’s epidemic, the number of people died from Covid-19 so much that the morgue, funeral home, and the incarnation station were overloaded. In January 2021, the number of new Covid-19 infections in New York still reached more than 7,000 cases / day. After New York implemented Covid-19 vaccination for people, reaching the rate of 54% of people receiving 2 injections, in the first days of June 2021, the number of newly infected Covid-19 cases was only about 100. day shift. New York City’s economic and social activities are now almost back to normal.
In China, when the country successfully produced a Covid-19 vaccine and vaccinated its people, the number of Covid-19 infections in epidemic areas was prevented, economic and social activities were prevented. The association has gradually returned to vibrant activities in the context of the new situation. Tourism activities in epidemic areas in China, due to the good control of Covid-19, have now grown strongly again, even higher than before the pandemic.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
In the European Union, some countries in this bloc have used the Covid-19 vaccine to vaccinate about 50% of the people with the first dose, so that the disease has been gradually controlled to the level of control. Due to the complicated spread of the virus, economic and social activities in European countries are also gradually reopening.
Doctor Dong Phu Khiem – Head of the Intensive Care Unit, under the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases, said: As a frontline participant in the fight against the epidemic, he and his colleagues understand better than anyone about the dangers of this disease. Covid-19 when receiving and directly treating patients. Although the frontline force against the epidemic has been fully equipped with protective equipment and means such as medical masks, masks, and special uniforms when performing their duties, due to direct contact with people disease, the possibility of being infected with Covid-19 is still very high. Among the Covid-19 infections, including medical staff at hospitals. To be able to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, Doctor Dong Phu Khiem, affirmed: The best shield for the frontline forces against the epidemic, as well as for the whole people, is the vaccine. Covid-19.
Join hands to win the pandemic
Aware of the importance and the need to have a vaccine soon to prevent Covid-19, the Party and State have made great efforts to direct, mobilize the budget and all other legal resources to import, purchasing, organizing research and producing vaccines in the country, with the goal of soon having enough vaccine sources to vaccinate the entire population free of charge. However, according to the Minister of Finance – Ho Duc Phuc, in order to have enough about 150 million doses of vaccine for about 75 million people according to the target set by the Government, a financial source of about 25,200 billion VND is required. about $1 billion). Meanwhile, the State budget balance can only arrange 14,500 billion VND, the rest needs to be mobilized from other sources. That is why the Ministry of Finance has proposed to the Prime Minister for the establishment of a Vaccine Fund for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, in order to call for voluntary contributions from all classes of people, businesses, organizations, etc. and abroad to join hands with the Party and State to buy vaccines to prevent Covid-19, take care of and protect the health of the people. On May 26, 2021, the Prime Minister issued Decision No. 779/2021/QD-TTg establishing the Covid-19 vaccine fund, managed by the Ministry of Finance.
Businesses support the Covid-19 Vaccine Fund
Speaking at the Launching Ceremony of the Covid-19 Vaccine Fund, which took place in Hanoi on the evening of June 5, 2021, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said: In the history of nation building and defense, each When the country and people face difficulties, the spirit of solidarity, mutual love, mutual love of the Vietnamese people arose to join forces and unite to help the country overcome difficulties and challenges. In the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government is aware that the consensus and joint efforts of the people will continue to be the key to opening the great door for our country to win the pandemic, bring the fight to the world. life back to normal. That is the reason, the Government set up the Vaccine Fund against Covid-19.
Minister of Finance – Ho Duc Phuc:
As of 8 p.m. on June 5, 2021, the Covid-19 Vaccine Fund has received VND 1,026 billion, and received a commitment of VND 6,500 billion. This is an extremely important resource for Vietnam to overcome the pandemic. The Ministry of Finance will manage transparently, publicly, and effectively use money from the Fund for the cause of Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control.
With the spirit of people with little to contribute less, people with many to contribute more, the tradition of mutual affection and mutual love of each Vietnamese child continues to have the opportunity to shine when the country needs it. Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh affirmed: The sharing of responsibility and sympathy of the people with the State is very important, the Government believes that the Covid-19 Vaccine Fund will receive a strong response. of all classes of people, our compatriots abroad. The Party and State understand and appreciate all contributions of the people, businesses, and other social sectors. The Government is committed to ensuring the management and supervision of the Fund’s activities in a transparent manner, in accordance with the principles, purposes and laws, to serve the epidemic prevention and control, because the health of the people comes first. .
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, said: Our country is still difficult, the Party and State have made great efforts, but still need the cooperation and contribution of the whole society. Every contribution of people, businesses, agencies and organizations… to the Fund, is meaningful for the safety of themselves, each family and the whole society. This is a fund of kindness, solidarity, faith, and hearts connecting hearts to overcome the pandemic. On behalf of the Party and State, the Prime Minister thanked all our people, businesses, social classes and overseas Vietnamese who have and will continue to contribute to the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic. At the same time, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh requested all levels of Party committees, authorities and localities to act urgently, with the highest responsibility, to create favorable conditions and the simplest procedures for all people to be able to do so. contribute to the Fund.
Right at the launch event of the Vaccine Fund against Covid-19, many individuals, businesses, agencies, organizations… attended contributed in cash with the amount of many billions dong. Texting to contribute to the Fund, via the phone number 1408, in just the launch event, also collected 17.7 billion VND.
According to Industry and Trade