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Taiwan 1st-dose vaccination rate surpasses 60%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 15) announced the country had reached a first-dose COVID-19 vaccination rate of over 60%, paving the wa...

Taiwanese will still be able to enter US in November: Premier Su

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said at the Legislative Yuan on Wednesday (Sept. 22) that the new requirements for entry into the U.S. starting in November are for countries ...

Taiwan to begin administering Pfizer-BNT vaccine on Sept. 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is set to start administering the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID-19 vaccine beginning on Sept. 25 for eligible adults. The Pfizer shots are set to be given out from...

Taiwan to receive 265,000 AstraZeneca doses Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another delivery of AstraZeneca COVID vaccine doses purchased abroad is expected to arrive in Taiwan on Friday (Aug. 27). The shipment is to be delivered by Korean Air ...

Jeremy Lin confirmed with COVID despite vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American basketball player Jeremy Lin (林書豪) has confirmed his COVID diagnosis after being vaccinated. On his way back to China during the annual summer tour, ...

How Taiwan brought COVID under control again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been able to bring its latest outbreak of coronavirus under control in a little over two months. After keeping COVID at bay for more than one year, Taiwan ex...

Taiwan’s 3rd Moderna vaccine shipment cleared for use

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 410,000 doses of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine purchased directly from the company were on Wednesday (July 7) cleared by Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administ...

500 clinics to join Taiwan vaccination campaign in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to criticisms of Taiwan’s COVID-19 vaccination program proceeding too slowly, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Saturday (May 29) tha...

Taiwan vaccination rate surges dramatically

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 129,669 people in Taiwan have been given at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Thursday (May 13), accounting for just 0.55 percent of the population, ac...