Army fights COVID-19 at higher level: Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister of National Defence Vu Hai San on June 1 urged military units to roll out COVID-19 prevention and control measures synchronously and effectively, saying they must be done sooner and at a higher level.


San, who is also head of the defence ministry’s Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, told an online meeting that the move is to minimise infections and prevent a widespread outbreak of the pandemic.

He said the pandemic is forecast to continue developing complicatedly and unexpectedly in the time ahead, with a high risk of widespread transmission, even within the military./.