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Vietnam scrambles to control COVID at industrial parks

Shutdown of 4 sites has Japan, Taiwan and other manufacturers worried

Since May 3, around 17,000 workers in Ho Chi Minh City have had samples taken for coronavirus testing. (File photo by Reuters)

HANOI -- After shutting down four industrial parks in northern Vietnam on Tuesday, authorities are scrambling to smother outbreaks of COVID-19 at other parks to protect the country's position as a regional manufacturing hub.

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