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Autopsy reveals what killed recipient of Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An autopsy has revealed that the first person in Taiwan reported to have died after receiving the Medigen COVID-19 vaccine perished due to an aortic dissection combined wi...

Taiwan reports 1st imported breakthrough case vaccinated with China's Sinopharm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Thursday (Aug. 26) reported its first case of a breakthrough infection from an imported COVID-19 case fully inoculated with China's Sinopharm (國藥集團) vaccine....

Taiwanese 'barely feeling' Medigen injections due to 'ultra-thin' needles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese politician on Monday (Aug. 23) suggested the reason why many recipients of Taiwan's domestically made Medigen vaccine are not feeling much pain during the ...

3 adverse reactions to Taiwan's Medigen suspected cases of needle phobia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three adverse reactions to Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) are suspected to have been caused by anxiety. ...

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...

No major side effects of Moderna jabs on day 3 rollout: Taiwan CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's health authorities revealed on Saturday (July 2) the most common side effects from COVID-19 inoculation using the Moderna vaccine. Over 10 percent of those...

Taiwan's second domestic COVID vaccine's midterm performance in phase II trials inferior to local competitor: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s United Biomedical, Inc. (UBI) on Sunday (June 27) released the midterm study report for the phase II clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine UB-612, claimin...

Bring Taiwan’s favorite social media app in LINE with war on fake news

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — It might seem hard to believe right now given the hysteria around the COVID-19 outbreak and China’s efforts to prevent Taiwan’s government from buying the v...

Doctor blasts Wisconsin senator's COVID vaccine skepticism

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, a vocal critic of COVID-19 vaccine mandates, announced plans Friday to hold a news conference bringing together people who claim to have had adve...

CECC investigating 58 deaths after vaccinations over 3 days, though still no deaths attributed to vaccines in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic command center on Monday (June 21) announced that it is investigating reports of 58 deaths after elderly individuals were inoculated with a dose of th...

CECC says Taiwan's mortality rate after AZ shot less than S Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to concerns over deaths that reportedly follow AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccinations, Central Epidemic Command Center head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) pointed out that T...

Local governments report 28 deaths after AstraZeneca jabs in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the past four days, 28 elderly people in eight cities and counties across Taiwan were reported to have died after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, but whet...

Taiwan CECC says no deaths confirmed to be from AstraZeneca vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports of nearly a dozen people dying over the past three days after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)...

Update: Local governments report 18 deaths after AstraZeneca jabs in Taiwan

Update 06/17 7 p.m. TVBS reports that the number who have died following an AstraZeneca dose has risen to 18, including one in Taipei, three New Taipei City, one in Hsinchu County, two in Hsinchu C...

Phase II results of Taiwan's COVID-19 vaccine meet safety, efficacy thresholds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese vaccine developer Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corporation (MVC) announced Thursday (June 10) that it has completed the phase II clinical trial for its COVID-19 vac...