Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Taiwan-made Medigen booster can protect against Omicron

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese vaccine maker Medigen on Monday (Jan. 24) announced that the latest research data shows a booster shot of its COVID vaccine leads to increased levels of neutrali...

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...

Lancet says Taiwan's Medigen vaccine has seroconversion rate of 99.8%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A large Phase II study published in The Lancet on Wednesday (Oct. 13) reported a seroconversion rate of nearly 100% for Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by...

Taiwan foreign ministry mum on vaccine exports to diplomatic ally Belize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday (Aug. 28) refused to provide any further details after Belizean Minister of Health and Wellness Michel Chebat...

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...

Safety, side effects of Taiwan's Medigen COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the nearly 600,000 doses of the domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) begin being distributed on Monday (Aug. 23), the Cent...

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 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...

1st doses of Taiwan-made COVID vaccines to be ready in July: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (May 18) announced that two of Taiwan's domestically developed vaccines are in the final stages of their phase II tri...

Taiwan-made COVID vaccines expected to roll out in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced Thursday (May 14) that Taiwan's domestically developed vaccines should be available in July. At a press conference hel...