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Vietnam beefs up COVID response ahead of National Assembly

Cases surge in Ho Chi Minh City, prompting deployment of police and military

HANOI -- Vietnam is mobilizing public forces, including the police, public security and military, as Ho Chi Minh City, the country's largest city, and adjacent provinces face a sharp increase of COVID-19 cases.

Authorities are making efforts not to allow the pandemic to trigger social instability as the National Assembly -- the country's most important political event -- kicks off on Tuesday.

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