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All Taiwan residents can now use rapid test to confirm COVID status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting Thursday (May 26), rapid antigen tests can be used by all Taiwan residents in place of PCR tests to confirm COVID-19 infections, enabling them to be evaluated for...

Taiwan residents can use rapid test to verify COVID, enable prescriptions from May 26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 24) announced that rapid antigen tests can be used by all Taiwan residents in place of PCR tests to confirm COVI...

Taiwan to ease rules in COVID testing, prescriptions on May 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Wednesday (May 18), Taiwan will further expand the categories of people who can take a rapid antigen test instead of a PCR test, which will enable doctors to i...

Family, friends can obtain COVID prescriptions, pills for Taiwan patients starting Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Family and friends of COVID patients can receive a prescription and obtain antiviral medication on their behalf starting on Friday (May 13). During a press conference o...

Taiwan reveals criteria for asymptomatic, mild cases to isolate at home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan begins to pivot away from its zero COVID policy, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (April 11) announced criteria for patients who are asymptom...

Taiwan orders 700,000 courses of Pfizer COVID drug Paxlovid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has signed a contract with Pfizer to purchase 700,000 courses of its COVID treatment Paxlovid as the country experiences a spike in Omicron cases. The Central Ep...

1st batch out of 10,000 Merck COVID pills arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first batch out of 10,000 doses of Merck's COVID medication Molnupiravir arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Monday morning (Jan. 24), marking the f...