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Philippines denies report it intends to buy COVID vaccines from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines has rebutted media reports that it is seeking to procure jabs of Taiwan’s home-grown COVID-19 vaccines. Philippine presidential spokesperson Harry...

5 Southeast Asian countries to consider procuring Taiwan’s COVID vaccines: Report

Update: 2021/6/15 22:30 1st Publication: 2021/6/15 18:25 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least five Southeast Asian countries are reaching out to Taiwanese vaccine makers about potential collab...

President Tsai denies rumor she opted for Pfizer jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (June 14) denied rumors that she had been vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Media reported that for...

Domestic manufacturers urge Taiwanese to have faith in their vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese should feel confident about the efficacy of the nation's domestically developed COVID-19 vaccines, according to local manufacturers. Domestic manufacturer...

Taiwanese COVID vaccine developer to present clinical trial results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Local vaccine developer Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corporation announced Wednesday (June 9) that phase 2 clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine had been completed, leading...

Taiwan in talks to join contract manufacturing market for vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is seeking to make mRNA vaccines via contract manufacturing or licensing agreements secured from global pharmaceutical companies as the country struggles with a vac...

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...

Taiwan willing to share homegrown COVID vaccines with allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is willing to share its homegrown coronavirus vaccines with diplomatic allies once the manufacturers secure emergency use authorization for their products, the Mini...

Taiwan's homegrown vaccines effective against COVID variants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two indigenously developed vaccines in Taiwan can provide protection from the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and some of its mutations. Local vaccine manufacturers Medigen ...

Taiwan to build vaccine plant to produce 20 million shots per month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) revealed on Thursday (March 4) that the country will soon build a vaccine factory capable of producing as many as 20 mi...

Taiwan could roll out homegrown COVID vaccines in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Homegrown vaccines could be ready for nationwide inoculation against the coronavirus, said Taiwan’s COVID-19 task force on Friday (Feb. 26). Local vaccine manufac...

Premier says Taiwan has obtained 20 million COVID vaccine doses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Wednesday (Feb. 10) that Taiwan has secured around 20 million coronavirus vaccine doses, as the country continues to push forward...

Second Taiwanese COVID-19 vaccine developer approved for phase 2 trial

United Biomedical Inc. became the second Taiwanese COVID-19 vaccine developer to receive Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin a phase 2 clinical trial, the regulator said in statement ...