Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Taiwan reports 1 local COVID case, Omicron cluster rises to 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 5) announced one local COVID case, bringing the Omicron cluster infection at the Taiwan Taoyuan International...

Is 'breakthrough infection' a misleading term?

What is a “breakthrough infection?” It is being described during the COVID-19 pandemic as an infection with the virus after being fully vaccinated. What does the virus “break through...

Taiwan's total imported Omicron cases rise to 50

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 29) announced 50 imported breakthrough Omicron cases within two and a half weeks. During a press conferenc...

Taiwan reports 23 imported breakthrough Omicron cases in 1 week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Dec. 24) announced a total of 23 imported breakthrough Omicron cases within one week. During a press conf...

Biden tries COVID cajoling, avoids new decrees that divide

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s message to the American people on confronting omicron comes with a heavy dose of cajoling, while some other countries are issuing edicts to their citizens as th...

Taiwan reports 7 imported breakthrough Omicron cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 22) announced seven new imported cases infected with the Omicron variant of COVID-19, all of whom are breakth...

EXPLAINER: Boosters key to fight omicron, lot still to learn

The new omicron variant took only a few weeks to live up to dire predictions about how hugely contagious it is but scientists don’t yet know if it causes more severe disease even as the world faces ex...

Moderna: Initial booster data shows good results on omicron

Moderna said Monday that a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine should offer protection against the rapidly spreading omicron variant. Moderna said lab tests showed the half-dose boo...

Study finds China's Sinovac null for antibodies to Omicron

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A study released by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) this week found that no one who received two doses of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine (CoronaVac) had developed antibodi...

Two COVID cases linked to Taipei quarantine hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another imported COVID case has been reported in the same Taipei quarantine hotel for the second day in a row. On Tuesday (Dec. 14), the Central Epidemic Command Center...

Moderna booster available to all vaccinated people in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Dec. 10) announced that anyone who completed their COVID vaccine regimen at least five months ago can receive a boost...

Mysteries of omicron variant could take weeks to untangle

A pandemic-weary world faces weeks of confusing uncertainty as countries restrict travel and take other steps to halt the newest potentially risky coronavirus mutant before anyone knows just how dange...

Taiwan reports imported breakthrough case from China inoculated with Sinopharm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Nov. 23) reported a breakthrough infection from China as well as three others among people inoculated with Chinese v...

Taiwan reports 1st breakthrough case with 3 doses of Chinese vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Nov. 19) reported the first case of a breakthrough infection in a person who had received three doses of Chi...

Taipei World Gym branch closes over breakthrough COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — World Gym said Wednesday (Nov. 17) that it is closing one of its branches in Taipei for two days after a member was found to have contracted COVID despite being fully vacc...