By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

In 2020, Vietnam was given many accolades over their apparent success in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic–very low cases and only a few dozen fatalities.

Times have changed with the arrival of the Delta variant back in April and former mitigation that was working in Vietnam has lost its favor.

Coupled with low vaccination rates, Vietnam is now one of the countries reporting more than 200,000 cases in a month.

I look at what one expert on Vietnam believes is the issue.