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American scholar describes experience getting Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American astronomer this week found himself on Taiwanese news after documenting his experience receiving Taiwan's domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine. Alex T...

MOFA refutes claims Taiwan-made vaccines negatively impact travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Aug. 17) countered claims that people who receive Taiwan's domestically developed vaccine will be barred fr...

People aged 20-35 can reserve Taiwan-made vaccine from Aug. 18-20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Aug. 18) announced that reservations to be inoculated with the domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Med...

600,000 Taiwan-made Medigen doses open to people 36 and over

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Aug. 16) announced that reservations to be inoculated with the domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medige...

Taiwan's Medigen could be up to 90% effective against COVID: Expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Based on Phase II clinical trials, a domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) could be up to 90% effective against the virus, whi...

Taiwan's Medigen COVID vaccine gets green light for manufacturing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗 MVC) has received government approval to begin mass production. Health Minister and CECC ...

Taipei citizens show enthusiasm for Moderna vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei citizens enthusiastically booked Moderna vaccination appointments online on Wednesday (June 30), the first day the option became available. Taipei opened up onl...

Taiwan's vaccine scheduling system completed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cabinet Spokesperson Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) said on Thursday (June 24) the vaccination scheduling platform has been completed and will be launched once there are enough vacci...

KMT lawmaker urges group travel to be allowed for COVID vaccination outside Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An opposition legislator has called for the ban on outbound group travel to be lifted for those wishing to get inoculated against COVID-19 overseas. KMT legislator Lin ...

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. ...

German health expert blames politics for Taiwan's failure to acquire BioNTech vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German public health expert and Social Democratic Party politician Karl Lauterbach on Tuesday (June 1) said it was hard to find reasons other than politics that Taiwan fai...

Taiwan included in US plan to donate 7 million vaccine doses to Asia-Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been included in the U.S.' immediate plans to donate 7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Asia-Pacific region to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Two-thirds of Taiwanese prefer imported COVID vaccines: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two-thirds of Taiwanese prefer to be inoculated with an imported COVID-19 vaccine, while one in five would give Taiwanese shots a try, according to an opinion poll release...

Why are Taiwanese skeptical of Chinese vaccines?

Until a few weeks ago, Taiwan's success in preventing a major community outbreak amid the global coronavirus pandemic was lauded by countries around the world. But over the last two weeks, thousa...

US signals in no rush to send COVID-19 shots to Taiwan

The top U.S. diplomat in Taiwan on Wednesday signaled Washington was in no hurry to send COVID-19 vaccines to the island, noting its infection numbers remained comparatively low, although he said talk...