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Taiwan's CECC 'welcomes' trading TSMC chips for shots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 27) stated that it "welcomes" all efforts to increase the country's supply of vaccines...

Brazil finds China's Sinovac vaccine only 50% effective

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Clinical data released from late-stage trials in Brazil reveal that the vaunted Wuhan coronavirus vaccine developed by Sinovac Biotech Ltd is only 50 percent effective. ...

Full list of adverse reactions from China's Sinopharm vaccine revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid increasing concern about the efficacy and safety of China's Wuhan coronavirus vaccines, the full list of the adverse side effects of the Sinopharm jab surfaced la...

China's Sinopharm vaccine 'most unsafe in world' with 73 side effects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese vaccine expert is referring to the vaunted Sinopharm vaccine as the "most unsafe vaccine in the world," after it was found to produce 73 side effects. ...

Taiwan buys 20 million doses of Covid vaccines, shots ready in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has purchased 20 million doses of coronavirus vaccines, including 10 million from AstraZeneca, while it is still developing three of its own versions. On Wednesd...

Brazil institute says CoronaVac efficacy above 50%, but delays full results

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian researchers said on Wednesday the COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech is more than 50% effective based on trial data, but again withheld full...

Over 300 workers reportedly infected with COVID-19 despite China vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reports surfaced Tuesday (Dec. 15) that more than 300 workers at state-run firms in Angola and Serbia have been diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus despite being vaccinat...

Chinese vaccine takers must still undergo quarantine in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite China's claims of developing vaccines to protect against the Wuhan coronavirus, Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said that Taiwanese business people...

47 workers test positive for Covid in Uganda despite Chinese vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite apparently being inoculated with China's vaunted coronavirus vaccines, 47 Chinese workers in Uganda have been diagnosed with the virus, raising questions about...

Taiwan will not buy made-in-China version of Pfizer vaccine: CECC head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to rumors that the Pfizer vaccine will be made in China for the Asia market, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) chief said Taiwan will never b...

Taiwan's 1st coronavirus vaccine on track for Phase II trials in Nov.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A vaccine for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) developed by Taiwanese vaccine maker Adimmune Corporation (國光生技), which was the first Taiwanese-made vaccine to enter the hu...

Philippines to take part in 2 Taiwanese clinical trails for coronavirus vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine government has announced that it is going to participate in two Taiwanese organizations' clinical trials for Wuhan coronavirus vaccines. On Sunday (M...

Taiwan, Australia scientists find coronavirus mutation could jeopardize vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team of Taiwanese and Australian scientists has discovered a mutation in a strain of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) found in India, which could stymie the global race to d...

Studies name Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine as latest help against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Countries where vaccinations with the century-old Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) are common, including Taiwan, have been better able to resist the spread of the Wuh...

Taiwanese company looking to start Wuhan virus vaccine trials in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based vaccine maker Adimmune Corporation (國光生技) has announced that a candidate vaccine for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) could be ready for animal trials as soon...