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Adolescents ages 12-18 to be eligible for Pfizer-BNT shots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Adolescents ages 12-18 in Taiwan will be eligible for vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine in the near future, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Dir...

Taiwan's Medigen could be up to 90% effective against COVID: Expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Based on Phase II clinical trials, a domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) could be up to 90% effective against the virus, whi...

Taiwan's Medigen COVID vaccine gets green light for manufacturing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗 MVC) has received government approval to begin mass production. Health Minister and CECC ...

Taiwan eyes vaccine rollout in South America, starting with clinical trials in Paraguay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp., the producer of one of Taiwan’s two home-grown COVID-19 vaccines, announced Tuesday (July 7) that it has officially applied to carry...

Taiwan’s United Biomedical applies for COVID vaccine EUA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United Biomedical Inc. (UBI Asia) has filed documents related to its UB-612 vaccine with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to apply for an Emergency Use Authorization...

Former VP urges Taiwan to acquire massive amount of vaccines ASAP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Tuesday (June 29) suggested that Taiwan acquire a large number of vaccine doses as soon as possible. Amid Taiwan...

Taiwan's UBI claims vaccine effective against Delta variant, booster trials soon in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United Biomedical Inc (UBI, 聯亞生技) announced the results of its midterm analysis for the phase II trials of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine, UB-612, as well as a plan ...

Taiwan's second domestic COVID vaccine's midterm performance in phase II trials inferior to local competitor: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s United Biomedical, Inc. (UBI) on Sunday (June 27) released the midterm study report for the phase II clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine UB-612, claimin...

Taiwan’s United Biomedical expected to make COVID vaccine announcement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United Biomedical Inc. is planning a news conference for June 27 widely believed to be related to its COVID-19 vaccine plans, reports said Friday (June 25). The Taiwane...

Paraguay buys COVID vaccine doses from Taiwan partner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Paraguay has signed a contract to buy 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the American company Vaxxinity, Inc., a partner of Taiwan’s United Biomedical Inc., the M...

Taiwanese COVID vaccine dealt blow as US FDA hesitates to approve immunobridging: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's domestic vaccines may not be available in late July as expected, and while the Taiwanese government has tied their launch to international recognition, the U....

Philippines denies report it intends to buy COVID vaccines from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines has rebutted media reports that it is seeking to procure jabs of Taiwan’s home-grown COVID-19 vaccines. Philippine presidential spokesperson Harry...

5 Southeast Asian countries to consider procuring Taiwan’s COVID vaccines: Report

Update: 2021/6/15 22:30 1st Publication: 2021/6/15 18:25 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least five Southeast Asian countries are reaching out to Taiwanese vaccine makers about potential collabora...

Taiwanese COVID vaccine developer to conduct clinical trials in Paraguay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corporation (MVC) will conduct clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in Taiwan’s diplomatic ally Paraguay, reports said Tuesday (June 15...

Taiwan close to completing US vaccine donation process

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is close to completing the process to receive 750,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday (June ...