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Japan announces 6th vaccine donation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan announced its sixth donation of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan on Tuesday (Oct. 26), with 300,000 doses expected to arrive on Wednesday (Oct. 27). The Mi...

Lithuanian donation of 20,000 COVID vaccine doses arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines pledged by Lithuania, totaling 20,000 doses, arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Saturday (July 31) morning. A Turkish ...

Japan delivers nearly 1 million more doses of AZ vaccine to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan on Thursday (July 15) sent a third batch of nearly 1 million AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan. At 1:54 p.m., JAL Flight 809 arrived at Taiwan Tao...

Lawmaker calls for universal vaccinations in Taiwan with 620,000 AZ doses due Wed.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In anticipation of a large shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses set to arrive in Taiwan on Wednesday (July 7), Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Wang...

Lithuania to donate 20,000 COVID vaccine doses to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania on Tuesday (June 22) announced that it is donating 20,000 vaccine doses to Taiwan as thanks for its mask donations earlier in the pandemic. At 3:59 p.m. Taipe...

People who got 1st AZ dose before May 9 can receive 2nd tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those who have received their first dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccine will be able to get their second shot starting on Wednesday (June 23). During a press...

CECC investigating 58 deaths after vaccinations over 3 days, though still no deaths attributed to vaccines in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic command center on Monday (June 21) announced that it is investigating reports of 58 deaths after elderly individuals were inoculated with a dose of th...

CECC says Taiwan's mortality rate after AZ shot less than S Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to concerns over deaths that reportedly follow AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccinations, Central Epidemic Command Center head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) pointed out that T...

Local governments report 28 deaths after AstraZeneca jabs in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the past four days, 28 elderly people in eight cities and counties across Taiwan were reported to have died after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, but whet...

Taiwan CECC says no deaths confirmed to be from AstraZeneca vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports of nearly a dozen people dying over the past three days after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)...

Update: Local governments report 18 deaths after AstraZeneca jabs in Taiwan

Update 06/17 7 p.m. TVBS reports that the number who have died following an AstraZeneca dose has risen to 18, including one in Taipei, three New Taipei City, one in Hsinchu County, two in Hsinchu C...

Malaysia, Taiwan say deliveries of Thai-made AstraZeneca vaccines delayed

Malaysia and Taiwan are expecting deliveries of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines manufactured in Thailand to be delayed, officials said this week, the latest countries to report a holdup with orders from...

1.2 million AZ doses from Japan set to arrive in Taipei this afternoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 1 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are set to arrive in Taiwan on Friday afternoon (June 4). As Taiwan grapples with its worst outbreak since the ...

Japan to send 1.2 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan will reportedly be sending 1.2 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan on Friday (June 4). As Taiwan grapples with the worst outbreak since th...

Taiwanese man in his 30s develops blood clots after AZ shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (June 2) reported the first case of thrombosis in an individual after getting the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vac...