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Taiwan reports 7 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Nov. 23) reported seven imported COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) that afterno...

Taiwan reports 10 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Nov. 19) reported 10 imported COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 10 new...

Taiwan reports 3 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Nov. 18) reported three imported COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) that aftern...

Taiwan to decide on 2nd BNT dose for ages 12-17 in late Nov.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Nov. 17) announced that it will make a decision on whether to resume second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COV...

'Long-haired beauty' imbibing with CECC director revealed to be under investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the controversy over a video from last June showing a maskless Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) singing karaoke songs continues, one of the revelers...

Taiwan health minister says he is 'giving serious thought' to quitting smoking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), who doubles as head of the Central Epidemic Command Center, said on Friday (Nov. 12), “Now I am giving serious ...

NT$1 million fine for Taiwan quarantine breakers during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many Taiwanese living abroad will return to the country ahead of and during the Lunar New Year holiday, but those found breaking the compulsory quarantine could face fines...

Taiwan's Medigen can now be mixed with AZ, BNT, or Moderna

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center on Friday (Nov. 12) announced that individuals inoculated with Taiwan's Medigen COVID vaccine who need to fly overseas can mix thei...

Taiwan reports 10 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Nov. 12) reported 10 new imported COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 10...

Taiwan announces new '7+7' quarantine rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Nov. 11) confirmed that the mandatory quarantine in epidemic prevention hotels for people who are fully vaccinated ...

Taiwan reports 9 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Nov. 11) reported nine new imported COVID-19 cases. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announce...

Taiwan to get at least 10,000 courses of oral COVID-19 drug by Merck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has procured at least 10,000 courses of a COVID pill billed as being capable of halving the chances of hospitalization or death. Health Minister Chen Shih-chung ...

Taiwan halts 2nd-dose BioNTech vaccinations for ages 12-17 amid concerns of myocarditis

Update 2021/11/30, 09:15 a.m. Taiwan approves 2nd-dose BioNTech vaccinations for ages 12-17, while adults can begin receiving a third dose of mRNA vaccines early next year. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) &m...

Taiwan to lower hotel quarantine to 7 days for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is reportedly planning to reduce the mandatory quarantine in epidemic prevention hotels for people who have been fully vaccinate...

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...