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UA staff mistakenly denied Guam transit to Taiwanese man with Medigen jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's government on Wednesday (Nov. 24) explained that United Airlines' denial of a Taiwanese man's transit through Guam over the Medigen COVID-19 vaccine w...

Taiwan traveler refused transit in Guam because of Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man sent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to complete his alternative military service in Palau was refused transit in Guam because he had received Me...

Visitors vaccinated with Taiwan’s Medigen accepted by 4 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors vaccinated with Taiwan’s Medigen COVID-19 vaccine are welcome in at least four countries, reports said Saturday (Nov. 13). The four countries were Indone...

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 discussing shorter quarantines with Vietnam for those vaccinated with Medigen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corporation has been talking to Vietnam about allowing a shorter quarantine for those inoculated with its COVID-19 jabs, the government said Wedn...

Chen says WHO trials for Taiwan's Medigen key to recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 27) said that the inclusion of Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccin...

Philippines included in WHO trials of Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Health Organization (WHO) is including Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) in Phase III trials to be ...

Taiwan's Medigen not on US list of approved vaccines for Nov. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Nov. 8, all foreign travelers to the U.S., including Taiwanese, must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine from a list of approved brands — but Tai...

Vietnam may soon recognize Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam is considering the recognition of Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC), which would allow passengers ino...

WHO includes Taiwan's Medigen vaccine in Phase III trials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Health Organization (WHO) is including Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) in its Phase III trials an...

Taiwan's Medigen applies for COVID vaccine EUA in Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC) announced on Thursday (Oct. 14) that it had applied to the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Eswatini for emergency...

Lancet says Taiwan's Medigen vaccine has seroconversion rate of 99.8%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A large Phase II study published in The Lancet on Wednesday (Oct. 13) reported a seroconversion rate of nearly 100% for Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by...

Taiwan president, vice president to receive second COVID shots Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) will receive the second dose of the Taiwanese-made Medigen COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday morning (Sept. 3...

Autopsy reveals what killed recipient of Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An autopsy has revealed that the first person in Taiwan reported to have died after receiving the Medigen COVID-19 vaccine perished due to an aortic dissection combined wi...

American scholar describes experience getting Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American astronomer this week found himself on Taiwanese news after documenting his experience receiving Taiwan's domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine. Alex T...