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Relief payment for Taipei woman's death after getting COVID vaccine reaches NT$6 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei City woman’s death has been judged to be connected with a COVID-19 vaccine shot, and the NT$6 million (US$210,000) relief payment approved for the loss is t...

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 receives another delivery of AZ COVID vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Tuesday (Dec. 21) that a new shipment of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine had arrived in the country. The batch of ...

Taiwan announces COVID-19 booster shot policy details

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Commander Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) encouraged everyone above the age of 18 to get a COVID-19 booster shot six months after receiving th...

Taiwan’s 15th round of COVID vaccinations coming up

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) vac...

Taipei clinic mistakenly administers AZ vaccine instead of flu shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An unnamed person intending to get a flu shot at a clinic in Taipei mistakenly received an AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccine instead on Thursday (Nov. 18). According to...

AZ recipients eligible for mRNA jabs in Taiwan's 15th round of vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Nov. 16) announced that people who have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID vaccine can choose an ...

Reservations for Taiwan's 14th round of vaccinations start Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reservations for Taiwan's 14th round of COVID vaccinations will start on Thursday (Nov. 11), with people aged 18 and over able to receive their 1st and 2nd doses of th...

Taiwan reports 1st mixed Sinovac, Sinopharm breakthrough case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Nov. 2) reported the first case of a breakthrough infection in a person who had received one dose each of C...

Reservations for Taiwan's 13th round of vaccinations start tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reservations for the 13th round of Taiwan's COVID vaccinations will start on Wednesday (Nov. 3), with people aged 50 and over able to choose Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) as t...

Booking for Taiwan’s 13th round of vaccinations to open soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Appointments for the first and second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) and AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccines can soon be booked on the vaccine registration and reservat...

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...