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Life in Taiwan may not return to normal until after September: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An expert from the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has predicted the peak of the current outbreak should pass by the end of July, but life in Taiwan may not return ...

Life in Taiwan will return to normal in September: CECC expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An expert from the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) predicted that while the current outbreak will begin to ebb in mid-June, life in Taiwan will not fully return to ...

Taiwan launches 4th COVID shot on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (May 15) announced Taiwan will authorize a second COVID booster shot to elderly, long-term care institution residents,...

Taiwan to start 4th COVID vaccine doses next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (May 13) announced that a fourth dose of the COVID vaccine will be made available to seniors as soon as next week. ...

Taiwan approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for kids 5-11, buys 4 million doses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has purchased 4 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) vaccine and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the jab for children aged five to 11. ...

Dozens of children could die from COVID in Taiwan without vaccine: CECC expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An expert from the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) warned that dozens of children in Taiwan could die from COVID and urged vaccinations to prevent severe symptoms. ...

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. ...

Expert predicts Taiwan's COVID situation will not improve till September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Given that Taiwan is slowly relaxing its COVID-19 restrictions, the number of infections will remain high until September, National Taiwan University (NTU) epidemiologist ...

Tomb Sweeping travel could bring surge in COVID cases to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (March 31) acknowledged that a new wave of COVID cases could emerge from the upcoming Tomb Sweeping Festival. CEC...

Taiwan to buy 2 million doses of Novavax COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) confirmed on Thursday (March 24) that the country is in the process of purchasing two million doses of Novavax Inc.&rsq...

Taiwan urges booster for all adults 3 months after receiving 2nd vaccine dose

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Jan. 7) announced that it has cut the waiting period for a booster shot after two doses of a COVID vaccine f...

Taiwan set to shorten interval for booster to 3 months due to Omicron

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) will reportedly shorten the interval between the second dose of a COVID vaccine and a booster shot. In response to the expan...

Taiwan rejects US CDC guidance on 5-day quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 30) announced that it will not follow U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on shorte...

Studies show 12 weeks between BNT jabs lowers myocarditis risk for teens: Taiwan doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Receiving the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID vaccine 12 weeks after the first is likely to reduce adolescents' risk of post-vaccination myocarditis, sa...