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Taiwan's Medigen COVID vaccine enters WHO data analysis trial stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC), makers of the Medigen COVID vaccine (MVC-COV1901), announced on Thursday (May 13) that Phase 3 clinical trials have entered the data...

Foreign ministry welcomes Philippines' acceptance of Taiwan vaccine certification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mutual acceptance of vaccination certificates between Taiwan and the Philippines will facilitate more bilateral exchanges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said ...

Thailand recognizes Taiwan's Medigen COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thailand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Monday (Jan. 10) began including the Taiwan-made Medigen vaccine (MVC-COV1901) on its list of approved COVID jabs. U...

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...