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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...

Taiwan CECC deputy head chastises reporter for calling China 'Mainland'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Deputy Chief of Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Chen Tsung-yen (陳宗彥) caused a stir at the end of the center's press conference on Tuesday (Oct....

Taiwan 1st-dose vaccination rate surpasses 60%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 15) announced the country had reached a first-dose COVID-19 vaccination rate of over 60%, paving the wa...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, 4 imported breakthrough infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 15) reported four imported breakthrough COVID-19 cases, half of which were vaccinated with China's Sinovac. ...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, 5 imported breakthrough infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 12) reported eight imported COVID-19 cases, five of which were breakthrough infections. CECC Spokesman Chuan...

BNT vaccine available soon for anyone aged 23-44 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 11) announced that people aged 23-44 will soon be eligible to receive a first shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) ...

Indonesian latest Sinovac breakthrough case in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct. 7) reported a new breakthrough COVID-19 infection with China's Sinovac. A breakthrough infecti...

Taiwan plans to introduce antiviral drug for treating COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said on Wednesday (Oct. 6) that Taiwan has been active in trying to secure molnupiravir, an oral antivira...

2 Taipei schools cancel classes due to CAL pilot breakthrough case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Classes have been canceled for 56 students at two elementary schools in Taipei City after a pilot and mother of two students was confirmed to have suffered a breakthrough ...

Taipei reports zero local COVID cases for full week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 6) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases for the seventh day in a row, but an imported case has caused conce...

Taiwan's restaurants can remove partitions, toasts allowed starting Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 4) announced that it will loosen epidemic prevention regulations for restaurants starting Tuesday (Oct. 5...

Taiwan to relax Level 2 restrictions on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 4) announced that starting Tuesday (Oct. 5), Level 2 epidemic prevention restrictions will be lowered f...

Taiwan reports 1 COVID death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 4) reported zero new local COVID-19 cases and one death. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) announced ...

Taiwan to continue testing Foxconn engineer for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More tests will be needed before an engineer at a Foxconn Technology Group company in New Taipei City can be confirmed or ruled out as a COVID-19 case, the Central Epidemi...

COVID-positive Taipei woman not tested or quarantined for 4 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is calling for an investigation after local health authorities apparently failed to test and quarantine a symptomatic woman tied...