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Taiwan’s 15th round of COVID vaccinations coming up

Appointments can be scheduled from Nov. 23-24

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(CECC photo)

(CECC photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's 15th round of COVID vaccinations will offer first and second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) and Moderna vaccines, second doses of the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine, as well as an mRNA dose for those who received an initial shot of AZ, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Saturday (Nov. 20).

The CECC announced that individuals who registered for vaccines on the official registration site before 4 p.m. on Nov. 18 and meet any of the following criteria are eligible for this round.

1. First dose of BNT: people 12 and older (born on or before Nov. 25, 2009)

2. Second dose of BNT: people 18 and older (born on or before Dec. 31, 2003) who received their first dose of BNT on or before Oct. 28

3. First dose of Moderna: people 18 and older (born on or before Dec. 31, 2003)

4. Second dose of Moderna: people 18 and older (born on or before Dec. 31, 2003) who received their first dose of Moderna on or before Oct. 28

5. Second dose of AZ: people 18 and older (born on or before Nov. 25, 2003) who received their first dose of AZ on or before Sept. 30

6. BNT or Moderna mixed vaccination: people aged 18 and older (born on or before Nov. 25, 2003) who received their first dose of AZ on or before Sept. 30

The time slots appointments are as follows:

1. BNT: from 10 a.m. on Nov. 23 to 12 p.m. on Nov. 24.

2. AZ and Moderna: from 2 p.m. on Nov. 23 to 12 p.m. on Nov. 24.

The CECC reminds recipients that those getting a second dose should bring their COVID-19 Vaccination Record card, often referred to as the yellow card, while people between the ages of 18 and 20 should bring a document of consent from their parents.

The vaccinations will be administered from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1.