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Taiwan’s 16th round of COVID vaccinations coming up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's 16th round of COVID vaccinations will offer second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT), Moderna, and AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccines, as well as an mRNA dose for tho...

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...

Taipei finalizing plans for drop-in COVID vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said during a city council meeting on Monday (Nov. 8) that the city will come up with thorough plans regarding drop-in COVID-19 vaccinations a...

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 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...

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...

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...

Most doses in Taiwan’s 5th round of vaccinations will be Moderna

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Most people in Taiwan who make appointments to take jabs in the fifth round will get a Moderna dose as their second shot against COVID-19, according to a CNA report. Th...

Taiwan ruling party calls out opposition's vaccine hypocrisy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Monday (June 28) pointed out that many Kuomintang (KMT) politicians have received AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccines even as they criticiz...

Taiwan announces priority guidelines for Japan-donated AZ vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Wednesday (June 9) announced six new vaccination priority groups who will be eligible to receive the 1.24 mil...

Taiwan announces new vaccine distribution strategy

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced its latest COVID-19 vaccine distribution strategy during a press conference on Monday (May 31). The CECC aims to ...

Japan considers sending AZ vaccines to Taiwan in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japanese government may ship AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan as early as June to help it cope with a massive surge of coronavirus cases. On Friday, Sankei S...

Taiwan to receive second shipment of AZ vaccines by June: COVAX

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, said Tuesday (May 18) that COVAX expects Taiwan should be able to obtain a second shipment of AstraZeneca vaccines by the end of June at the la...