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The Latest: India drugmaker to produce Sputnik V doses

NEW DELHI, India — Russia’s sovereign wealth fund announced a manufacturing deal with the Indian pharmaceutical maker Virchow Biotech Private Limited for making 200 million doses of the Sputnik V vacc...

Taiwan to reopen to foreigners seeking medical care March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International patients will again be allowed to seek medical care in Taiwan under certain conditions beginning on March 1, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) annou...

Taiwan mulls new health insurance policy for citizens living overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Health Insurance Administration Director-General Lee Po-chang (李伯璋) said Saturday (Sept. 19) the government is considering a new health insurance pol...

Foreigners can visit Taiwan for medical care starting Aug. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International patients will be allowed to seek medical care in Taiwan under certain conditions beginning on Aug. 1, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on...

Taiwan health minister mulls national health insurance reforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After demonstrating outstanding leadership skills and earning accolades as Taiwan's tireless protector during the coronavirus pandemic, Health Minister and Central Epi...

CNN lists Taiwan among 4 'places' that flattened coronavirus curve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Out of apparent fear of offending China, CNN has listed Taiwan among four "places," not countries, that have set a model example of how to flatten the Wuhan coro...

Tsai explains how Taiwan fought off coronavirus in Time Magazine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is featured in the latest issue of Time Magazine explaining how the country was able to prevent a major outbreak of the Wuhan corona...

Video lists 20 ways Taiwan is fighting off coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan sees its second day with zero new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in a week, an American blogger has created a video expounding on how the plucky island co...

Woman leaves Taiwan for 30 years, returns with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman who had lived overseas for decades raised eyebrows when she finally returned to Taiwan for the first time in 30 years, at the peak of the Wuhan coronavir...

German newspaper lauds Taiwan's handling of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German newspaper Der Tagesspiegel on Thursday (March 5) praised Taiwan's efforts to contain the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). In an article titled, &q...

S. Korean magazine praises Taiwan's handling of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The cover story of the latest issue of South Korean magazine Weekly Chosun features President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and praises Taiwan's efforts to contain the spread of ...

Petition calls on Greece to back Taiwan's entry in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Greek musician who is a naturalized Taiwanese citizen has created a petition calling on the Hellenic Parliament to back Taiwan's inclusion in the World Health Organi...

Taiwanese health care ranked 1st in world: Online survey

Taiwan's health care system has been ranked No. 1 in the world for two years in a row, according to the results of an online survey. With a score of 86.71 out of 100, Taiwan ranked first among ...

Probiotics during pregnancy may reduce disease, improve health of newborn: Taiwanese neonatologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the Global Engage Microbiome and Probotics Congress taking place March 6-7 in Taipei, a satellite meeting of the Taiwan Microbiome Congress showcased some important res...