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Taiwan opens BNT reservations for people aged 30 and above

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People aged 30 and over will be able to book an appointment from Tuesday (Oct. 26) to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Central Epidemic Command Center (CEC...

Taiwan residents who took AZ can take BNT for 2nd dose in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 550,000 Taiwanese and foreign residents who have received a first dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccine will be able to receive a Pfizer-BioNTech (BN...

Japan to donate more COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan announced Friday (Oct. 15) that it will donate more doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan as part of its free vaccine-sharing initiative for Southeast ...

Taiwan CECC announces appointment schedule for 12th round of vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 13) announced who would be eligible to make appointments for the 12th round of COVID-19 vaccinations in a pre...

Hospital in Taiwan's Taichung under doses dialysis patients with COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dali Branch of Jen-Ai Hospital in Taichung has been suspended from administering COVID-19 vaccines for giving a less than required dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine...

Taiwan receives fifth shipment of donated AZ vaccines from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s fifth donation of AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine doses to Taiwan arrived Saturday (Sept. 25) afternoon at Taoyuan International Airport. The jabs, totaling 500,...

Taiwan thanks Japan for 500,000 more doses of AZ vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Sept. 14) thanked Japan for arranging its fifth coronavirus vaccine donation to Taiwan, adding another 500,000 jabs to t...

Taiwan to open up 8th round of vaccinations soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Plans to open up the eighth round of COVID-19 vaccinations were announced on Sunday (Sept. 5), and the round will focus on administering second doses of the AstraZeneca (A...

Poland's shipment of AZ vaccines arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The shipment of 400,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine Poland donated to Taiwan arrived at Taoyuan International Airport on Sunday (Sept. 5) at 6:14 a.m. The donation...

Taiwan to receive 265,000 AstraZeneca doses Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another delivery of AstraZeneca COVID vaccine doses purchased abroad is expected to arrive in Taiwan on Friday (Aug. 27). The shipment is to be delivered by Korean Air ...

Lithuania to promote export diversification strategy with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuanian Minister of Economy and Innovation Ausrine Armonaite said on Friday (Aug. 20) her government is striving to diversify its exports and develop new opportunities ...

520,000 doses of AZ vaccine to arrive in Taiwan this afternoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shipment of 520,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses purchased by the Taiwanese government will arrive this afternoon, the Liberty Times reported. This batch of doses is bei...

Taiwan allows mixed COVID vaccination for frontline medical staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shi-chung (陳時中) announced Saturday (Aug. 7) that starting next week, staff at medical institutions across t...

Only 1.4% of vaccine registrants in Taiwan choose domestic MVC jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of 5 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 3), only 169,005, or 1.4%, of the 12.1 million COVID-19 vaccine registrants in Taiwan had chosen to take or switch their preference to the vac...

Minutes of EUA meeting to approve MVC vaccine emerge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several experts who were present at the emergency use authorization (EUA) meeting for the Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp (MVC) COVID-19 vaccine expressed doubts about its ...