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UA staff mistakenly denied Guam transit to Taiwanese man with Medigen jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's government on Wednesday (Nov. 24) explained that United Airlines' denial of a Taiwanese man's transit through Guam over the Medigen COVID-19 vaccine w...

Chen says WHO trials for Taiwan's Medigen key to recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 27) said that the inclusion of Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccin...

Philippines included in WHO trials of Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Health Organization (WHO) is including Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) in Phase III trials to be ...

Taiwan's Medigen not on US list of approved vaccines for Nov. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Nov. 8, all foreign travelers to the U.S., including Taiwanese, must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine from a list of approved brands — but Tai...

Vietnam may soon recognize Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam is considering the recognition of Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC), which would allow passengers ino...

WHO includes Taiwan's Medigen vaccine in Phase III trials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Health Organization (WHO) is including Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) in its Phase III trials an...

Crowds flood northern Taiwan vaccine sites after 'Walk-in BNT shots' message

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A message announcing walk-in BioNTech (BNT) vaccines accidentally went viral in Hsinchu City, attracting crowds to form at vaccine sites on Saturday (Oct. 16) and upsettin...

Tsai receives 2nd dose of Taiwan-made COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (Sept. 30) received the second dose of the domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗,...

Taiwan’s Medigen set to begin Phase 3 trials for its COVID vaccine in Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC) announced Wednesday (Sept. 22) that it has received a "positive response" from the European drug and food regu...

1.08 million doses of Moderna, 640,000 AZ jabs to arrive in Taiwan Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) confirmed at a Cabinet press conference on Thursday (Sep. 16) that 1.08 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and 640,000 AstraZeneca ...

Taiwan's Medigen to run human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine in Colombia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human trials for Taiwan’s homegrown COVID vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC) will be conducted in Colombia, sponsored by the World Health Org...

Taiwan vaccine registration site will have BioNTech option Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's vaccine registration platform will have an option for the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine starting Saturday afternoon (Aug. 28). Health Minister and...

China’s vaccine diplomacy has failed in Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – One of the fascinating observations that can be made of the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Taiwan is the contrast between the coverage we have seen in the Taiwan media wit...

Taiwan vaccine registration platform opens to everyone 18 and older

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 13) announced that its vaccine registration system is now open to all adults 18 and up, while on Monday (July 1...

US ambassador to UN slams China for ‘malign’ vaccine diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday (June 16) condemned Beijing for pressing Taiwan’s allies with “vaccine diplomacy,” vowing to fight...