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Brazil approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children over 12

Brazil health regulator Anvisa on Friday said it had approved use of the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine for children over 12 years of age. Anvisa said it approved the measure after seeing studies...

Taiwan woman COVID-positive after full Pfizer vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman and her family member have tested positive for COVID-19 over a month after the woman received her final dose of the Pfizer vaccine. At a press confere...

German health expert blames politics for Taiwan's failure to acquire BioNTech vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German public health expert and Social Democratic Party politician Karl Lauterbach on Tuesday (June 1) said it was hard to find reasons other than politics that Taiwan fai...

Foxconn tycoon's wife delivers documents for BioNTech vaccine to Taiwan FDA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) made good on his pledge to submit documents required to apply for permission to purchase and import coronavirus vaccines. ...

Foxconn tycoon to spend US$228 million on 5 million BioNTech doses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Monday (May 31) indicated that he is pushing forward with his attempt to acquire 5 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

BioNTech pledges to provide Covid vaccine to Taiwan despite Chinese pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American pharmaceutical Pfizer's German partner on Wednesday (Feb. 17) announced it will provide its COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan, despite apparent pressure from China t...

CECC denies 100,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine coming to Taiwan Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The CECC held a special press conference at 10:30 a.m. Monday afternoon (Feb. 1) denying that over 100,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be delivered to Taiwan. Duri...

Asian shares under pressure on rising coronavirus cases

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares were on the defensive on Monday as rising COVID-19 cases and doubts over the ability of vaccine makers to supply the promised doses on time soured risk appetite. MSC...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Here’s a look at false and misleading claims circulating online as news about COVID-19 vaccines and uncertainty around coronavirus relief in the U.S. dominate headlines. None of these are legit, even ...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Here's a look at false and misleading claims circulating as the United States rolled out the newly authorized Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to some health care workers and others. None of these are...

Some states say Pfizer vaccine allotments cut for next week

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Several states say they have been told to expect far fewer doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in its second week of distribution, prompting worries about potential dela...

CECC right to reject SinoVac because of risks

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Finally, there is a light at the end of the Wuhan coronavirus tunnel. The pandemic thrust upon the world by China's regime has decimated the global economy and take...