Taiwan stores remdesivir vials for COVID-19 patients in critical condition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Friday (July 3) the country possesses 333 vials of remdesivir and will save them for emergency coronavirus treatme...

Taiwan scientists find antibody that fights coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team of scientists at Taiwan's Chang Gung University (CGU) has found a monoclonal antibody (mAb) that can inhibit the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) by over 90 percent...

Taiwanese, Australian scientists join forces to test Ivermectin to fight coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on Thursday (May 14) announced that academic institutions in Taiwan and Australia will be teaming up to research the...

Taiwan team discovers antibodies that can battle Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese team of scientists has discovered 25 antibodies in patients infected with Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) that could be used to develop rapid test kits and medica...

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Drugmaker backpedals on specialty status for COVID-19 drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing public criticism, the maker of a promising coronavirus drug said Wednesday it will waive a special regulatory designation that could have allowed it to block competition and b...

Taiwan begins clinical trials of remdesivir to treat Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has started clinical trials for the use of the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced...

Taiwan completes synthesis of potential COVID-19 drug

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB) announced on Monday (March 2) that it has successfully completed the synthesis of favilavir, a drug that could be...