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Results expected soon for Taiwan trials of COVID-19 vaccine combinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is about to publish preliminary findings for a number of clinical trials to determine the efficacy of mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines, with the pairing of Ast...

Nurse is Taiwan's 1st Moderna vaccine breakthrough case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Sept. 8) announced that a nurse has become its first case of a local breakthrough infection for the Moder...

National Taiwan University Hospital anesthetist tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An anesthetist at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, despite being inoculated with two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccin...

Taiwan starts study on efficacy of mixing AZ, Moderna COVID vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading hospital in Taiwan has begun a clinical trial of mixing and matching AstraZeneca (AZ) and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to determine whether such an approach provoke...

National Taiwan University Hospital head calls for help with over 100 COVID patients

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director of the National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) pled for help Wednesday (May 26) as his hospital was inundated with over 100 COVID-19 patients, exceeding th...

5 hospitals in Taiwan report internal COVID infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (May 20) announced nosocomial (in-hospital) COVID-19 infections in two more hospitals in Taiwan, bringing the total ...

Taiwan's NTU Hospital reports 10 COVID cases, including 1 worker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 10 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 at the National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) in Taipei, including one employee. Presently, 10 out of 36 peo...

Taipei City Hospital to impose new entry controls from Jan. 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Hospital (TCH) public system will tighten entry restrictions starting Wednesday (Jan. 20) as Taiwan sees an increase of coronavirus cases following a clust...

Taiwan hospital featured on cover of renowned journal for stomach cancer research

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) has been featured in the December issue of Gut, a prominent journal in gastroenterology, for its proposed approach to preven...

2020 Intelligent Business Innovation Forum and Achievement Performance

The Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs is committed to assisting the Enterprises to transform and upgrade, helping them to master the early opportunities in rapidly changing en...

First Taiwan-developed coronavirus antibody test approved

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A domestically-developed antibody test for the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been approved by the Taiwanese authorities. The first test of its kind in Taiwan, it helps pai...

Taiwan CECC reveals potential border control plan for international travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) on Monday (June 1) shared possible border control measures proposed by Taiwanese heal...

Taiwan develops 10-minute coronavirus test kit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A local Taiwanese biomedical company has developed a test kit for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) that can provide results in a mere 10 minutes. At a press conference ...

Fire in Taipei KTV kills five, leaves two in critical condition

17:00 Update: The Taipei City Fire Department said the fire alarm and the automatic sprinkler system had been turned off when the accident took place, and the fire should be treated as a serious ca...

Taiwan begins clinical trials of remdesivir to treat Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has started clinical trials for the use of the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced...