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Sunday last day foreigners can get free shots at Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Free COVID booster shots are available to foreigners and Taiwanese alike at Taipei Main Station from April 11-17. According to the Taipei City Department of Health, fir...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan tests 392 people after family of 3 found positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City began testing 392 people after a family of three was reported among Taiwan’s six new local COVID-19 infections Saturday (Feb. 26). The three others w...

Taiwan confirms 6 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed six local COVID-19 infections and 63 imported cases Saturday (Feb. 26), but no new deaths, leaving the death tally at 853, according to the Central Epidem...

COVID-19 vaccine sales push Moderna to $12B profit in 2021

COVID-19 vaccine sales jumped 44% for Moderna in the final quarter of 2021, and the drugmaker expects demand for booster shots to fuel more growth in 2022. Moderna said Thursday that...

Asia keeps omicron at bay, but a surge may be inevitable

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Much of Asia has largely managed to keep omicron at bay even as the variant rages in other parts of the world, but the region that is home to most of the globe’s population is br...

Taiwan's Medigen can be used as COVID booster shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Dec. 20) announced that Taiwan's Medigen COVID-19 vaccine, as well as the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) and Mode...

Moderna booster available to all vaccinated people in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Dec. 10) announced that anyone who completed their COVID vaccine regimen at least five months ago can receive a boost...

Vaccine makers racing to update COVID shots, just in case

Vaccine makers are racing to update their COVID-19 shots against the newest coronavirus threat even before it’s clear a change is needed, just in case. Experts doubt today’s shots will ...

Vaccine makers racing to update COVID shots, just in case

Vaccine makers are racing to update their COVID-19 shots against the newest coronavirus threat even before it’s clear a change is needed, just in case. Experts doubt today’s shots w...

Taiwan announces COVID-19 booster shot policy details

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Commander Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) encouraged everyone above the age of 18 to get a COVID-19 booster shot six months after receiving th...

US opens COVID boosters to all adults, urges them for 50+

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Friday opened COVID-19 booster shots to all adults and took the extra step of urging people 50 and older to seek one, aiming to ward off a winter surge as coronavir...

In memo, NBA tells players, coaches to act on booster shots

The NBA has raised the level of urgency regarding getting booster shots against the coronavirus, telling players and coaches that it is no longer advisable to wait before receiving the additional dose...

NBA to players, coaches, refs: Booster shots are recommended

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA told its players, coaches and referees on Sunday that they should receive booster shots against the coronavirus, with particular urgency for those who received the single-dose Joh...

FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose ca...

US expected to authorize mix-and-match COVID booster shots

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster doses this week in an effort to provide flexibility as the campaign for extra shots expands....