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Taiwan receives 1.1 million Moderna COVID vaccine doses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shipment of 1,106,100 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday (May 3) as the country battles an unprecedented surge in local infections. The Centr...

Harris positive for COVID-19, Biden not a 'close contact'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the White House announced, underscoring the persistence of the highly contagious virus even as the U.S. eases re...

Australia, UK, Canada, and EU approved Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The EU, U.K., Australia, and Canada have also approved use of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) ...

Taiwan FDA authorizes Moderna for kids 6-11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Sunday provided authorization for the Moderna COVID vaccine (Spikevax) to be used with children six to 11 years old. ...

FDA authorizes another booster dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for people age 50 and up

WASHINGTON (AP) — FDA authorizes another booster dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for people age 50 and up.

Emhoff tests positive for COVID-19, VP Harris still negative

WASHINGTON (AP) — Second gentleman Doug Emhoff has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced Tuesday. Vice President Kamala Harris tested negative, but is curtailing her schedule as a re...

Shipment of 1.4 million Moderna doses arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 1.4 million Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses arrived in Taiwan Tuesday (Feb. 15) ahead of preparations for the country’s 23rd round of vaccinations. Mode...

Taiwan receives over 1.5 million Moderna vaccine doses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shipment of over 1.5 million Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday (Jan. 25). The 1,512,100 doses arrived at Taoyuan International Airport on Ch...

Taiwan-made Medigen booster can protect against Omicron

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese vaccine maker Medigen on Monday (Jan. 24) announced that the latest research data shows a booster shot of its COVID vaccine leads to increased levels of neutrali...

Taipei to provide drop-in Moderna shots at EXPO Dome from Dec. 9-11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government said on Wednesday (Dec. 8) that it will provide drop-in vaccination services to anyone who wants to get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Taip...

Moderna shots for Taiwanese, foreigners available at Taipei Main Station until Dec. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following an enthusiastic response by the public, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Wednesday (Dec. 8) that Moderna COVID vaccine inoculations for Ta...

Taipei Railway Station expands COVID vaccination service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 2,001 people turned up at Taipei Railway Station for COVID-19 shots Monday (Dec. 6), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said it had decided to expand the ser...

Taiwan encourages visa overstayers to get vaccinated, promises no arrests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Monday (Dec. 6) encouraged the public to take available doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, some of...

Bookings for Taiwan's 16th round of vaccines begin Nov. 29, shots start Dec. 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reservations for Taiwan's 16th round of vaccinations will start on Nov. 29, and inoculations will begin on Dec. 2. During a press briefing on Friday (Nov. 26), Heal...

AZ recipients can choose mRNA jab for 15th vaccination round tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Nov. 17) announced that people who have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID vaccine can on Thurs...