On March 17, the Government issued a Resolution on the Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control program. In particular, it said that it will study, evaluate and base on the epidemic situation to switch measures to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic from a group A infectious disease to a group B infectious disease.
According to the Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases, group B infectious diseases are dangerous diseases, capable of spreading quickly and causing death. Currently on this list are diseases such as HIV, adenovirus disease, diphtheria, Denge hemorrhagic fever, influenza, rabies, whooping cough, etc.
Meanwhile, group A infectious diseases include particularly dangerous diseases with the ability to spread very quickly and spread widely, with high mortality rates or unknown pathogens.
In addition to Covid-19, group A infectious diseases include polio; influenza A-H5N1; plague; smallpox; Ebola, Lassa or Marburg viral hemorrhagic fever; West Nile fever, yellow fever; Cholera; Severe acute respiratory infections caused by viruses and new dangerous infectious diseases with unknown causative agents.
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