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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...

Taiwanese 'barely feeling' Medigen injections due to 'ultra-thin' needles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese politician on Monday (Aug. 23) suggested the reason why many recipients of Taiwan's domestically made Medigen vaccine are not feeling much pain during the ...

Taiwan's 1st-dose vaccination rate surpasses 40%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Tuesday (Aug. 24) that over 40% of the population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. He...

3 adverse reactions to Taiwan's Medigen suspected cases of needle phobia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three adverse reactions to Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) are suspected to have been caused by anxiety. ...

Safety, side effects of Taiwan's Medigen COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the nearly 600,000 doses of the domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) begin being distributed on Monday (Aug. 23), the Cent...