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Vietnam applies unique measures in COVID-19 fight: Sputnik

Russian state-owned news agency Sputnik has launched an article lauding Vietnam’s flexible and unique measures in the fight against the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.

Alongside widespread testing and vaccination, the country’s health sector has applied new models in treating COVID-19 patients to realise the dual targets of curbing the spread of the pandemic and bolstering economic growth, the article stated.

Of note, it underlined the respiratory care split hospital model, which divides the hospital into two, one for screening and treatment of suspected COVID-19 cases and the other operates as usual.

The article also touched on three-layered model of treatment applied in Bac Giang, one of the largest COVID-19 hotspot in Vietnam at present. The first layer features medical establishments providing first treatment services, the second comprises treatment hospitals converted from district health centers and specialized hospitals in the province, and the third includes those treating severe patients./.