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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...

Japanese media uncover origin of Taiwan vaccine donation rumor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese media on Thursday (June 10) discovered the origin of the recent rumor that Taiwan had allegedly insisted 1.24 million vaccine doses from Japan were sufficient. ...

Taiwan president sees US' vaccine donation as confirmation relations are 'rock-solid'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (June 6) expressed gratitude to the U.S. for including Taiwan in its plan to share COVID-19 vaccines globally. Speaking at a meet...

1st batch of US vaccines doses to benefit Taiwan's 'most vulnerable': AIT

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)— The American Institute in Taiwan ( AIT) announced Friday (June 4) that the U.S.' forthcoming vaccine aid will go to the most at-risk groups in Taiwan. The White House...

Taiwan signs deal for 10 million doses of domestically-made COVID vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (May 30) announced the government has signed agreements to purchase 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from...

Self-paid COVID vaccine to be available in Taiwan soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will begin offering self-paid coronavirus vaccine doses to those who need to travel abroad as early as the end of April, according to Central Epidemic Command Cente...

Taiwanese pharmaceutical to sell coronavirus vaccines to Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC, 高端疫苗) on Tuesday (Nov. 24) confirmed it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Malaysian firm Metronic Glob...

Over 20,000 volunteers sign up for Taiwan vaccine trials in one week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 20,000 people have signed up to participate in phase 2 clinical trials for coronavirus vaccines developed by Taiwanese researchers one week after an online platf...

Taiwan's COVID-19 vaccines to arrive Q2 2021 at earliest: Health ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Minister of Health and Welfare Hsueh Jui-yuan (薛瑞元) said on Monday that domestic COVID-19 vaccines under development are expected to hit the market in the second qu...

Taiwan approves human trials for 2nd coronavirus vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday (Aug. 28) that it has conditionally approved United Biomedical, Inc., Asia (UBI Asia, 聯亞生技) starting clini...