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Studies show 12 weeks between BNT jabs lowers myocarditis risk for teens: Taiwan doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Receiving the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID vaccine 12 weeks after the first is likely to reduce adolescents' risk of post-vaccination myocarditis, sa...

Taiwan physician dies from COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A physician in New Taipei is believed to be the first doctor in Taiwan to die from COVID-19. At a press conference on Thursday (June 10), Central Epidemic Command Cente...

Taiwan doctor warns against high-intensity exercise with mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Doctors in Taiwan have urged against jogging while wearing a mask as people adapt to the new normal of COVID-19 restrictions during the recent surge of cases. The whole...

Taiwan doctor may have been infected during intubation of Covid patient

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first doctor to test positive for the Wuhan coronavirus appears to have contracted the disease from a confirmed case he was treating, possibly during an intub...

Taiwan doctor warns of potential 'coronavirus tsunami'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chung Shan Medical University Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department Director Hsieh Tsung-hsueh (謝宗學) on Tuesday (July 28) warned that Taiwanese citizens' relaxed att...

Taiwan doctor lists four scenarios for world to return to normal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic stretches on, Taiwanese pediatrician and online commentator Chen Mu-jung (陳木榮) has listed four possible scenarios that need to...

Taiwan doctor urges total lockdown to avoid collapse of medical system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medical experts in Taiwan are raising the alarm over how strained the country's resources will be in the event of a larger spike in coronavirus cases, with some sugges...

Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage postponed due to pressure from Taiwanese public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After waves of criticism from the Taiwanese public, the organizers of the Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage said Thursday (Feb. 27) that the event will be rescheduled until after the...

Doctors in Taiwan fulfill Burmese patient's dream to write

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Zhang Tzu-Mo (張子墨), a 15-year-old from Myanmar born with symbrachydactyly, a rare condition in which the limbs were underdeveloped in the womb, on Monday (Dec. 23) fulfill...