Taiwan-made antibodies show promise in treating coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 29) announced that two new antibodies being researched to treat the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) are showing ...

Taiwan National Health Research Institutes speed up coronavirus vaccine trials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The production of vaccines for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in Taiwan should begin by the end of the year, as the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) are planni...

Taiwan's coronavirus vaccine proven effective on animal subjects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese vaccine manufacturer Adimmune Corporation (國光生技) announced Monday (May 4) that one of the company's candidate vaccines for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) h...

Taiwan puts together national team for coronavirus vaccine and treatment research

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government-sponsored National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) has established a “national team” for facilitated development of vaccines and treatments in...

Taiwan’s AI thermometer draws interest in SE Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many Southeast Asian nations have expressed interest in acquiring a next-generation infrared thermometer developed by Taiwan that is being touted as smart and able to redu...

Rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 to go into production in July

A rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 developed by Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is scheduled to go into production in July, a Taiwanese official said Monday (April 13). ...

Taiwan develops rapid test kit for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) in Taiwan announced Thursday (April 2) it has successfully developed a rapid diagnostic test for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID...

Rapid coronavirus screening kits could be available in Taiwan by year-end

Taipei, March 11 (CNA) Rapid screening kits being developed by Taiwan's National Health Research Institute (NHRI) for the coronavirus disease COVID-19 could be available for use by medical personn...

Taiwanese company looking to start Wuhan virus vaccine trials in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based vaccine maker Adimmune Corporation (國光生技) has announced that a candidate vaccine for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) could be ready for animal trials as soon...

Taiwan developing 10-minute Wuhan virus test using SARS antibodies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) is planning on using SARS antibodies to develop a rapid test to detect the Wuhan coronavirus in just around 10 minu...

Taiwan hopeful about self-producing COVID-19 treatment remdesivir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) said Thursday (Feb. 20) that researchers have successfully recreated small compounds of antiviral treatment remdesi...

No chance of coronavirus vaccine until after current outbreak: NHRI

Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) said Friday it is working "night and day" to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) but said a market-ready produ...

Passenger from China's Wuhan develops fever amid pneumonia fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A passenger who arrived in Taiwan on Dec. 31 via Wuhan has developed a fever as the island country ramps up border screening efforts following the outbreak of atypical pne...

Taiwan's research: Pregnant women frequently using personal care products more likely to bear allergic child

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Latest research findings from Taiwan’s National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) show that pregnant women who often use personal care products, cosmetics, fragrances, an...

Taiwan research finds low hemoglobin A1c level may speed up aging

Although high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) with high glycohemoglobin, also called glycosylated hemoglobin or hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c), is known to heighten the risk of contracting diabetes, a low level o...