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Vietnam vows to curb COVID in Ho Chi Minh City as deaths spike

Prime minister sets mid-Sept. deadline to keep foreign investment rolling in

HANOI -- Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed a resolution calling for urgent measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Ho Chi Minh City.

The government is now vowing to bring the situation in the southern commercial hub under control before Sept. 15 as the pandemic weighs on foreign investment over fears about the economy.

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