Asean’s response to Covid-19

Right after assuming the chairmanship of Asean in 2020, Vietnam has been challenged by the outbreak of Covid-19 disease. Regional response to the disease has been coordinated and collective efforts have been taken. On February 15, Asean issued a statement calling for regional solidarity and enhanced spirit “cohesive and responsive” Asean in addressing Covid-19. At the special meeting between the[…]

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The New Corona Virus and the Global Response

The new coronavirus was officially named Covid-19, the same species as the SARS-CoV virus in 2002 and the MERS-CoV virus in 2012. The new coronavirus is a respiratory virus that first appeared in Wuhan, China, finding the first group of infected people – workers and customers – at the Hunan Seafood Market. The pandemic was so rapid that by February[…]

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