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Taiwan to ease rules in COVID testing, prescriptions on May 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Wednesday (May 18), Taiwan will further expand the categories of people who can take a rapid antigen test instead of a PCR test, which will enable doctors to i...

Family, friends can obtain COVID prescriptions, pills for Taiwan patients starting Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Family and friends of COVID patients can receive a prescription and obtain antiviral medication on their behalf starting on Friday (May 13). During a press conference o...

40-year-old with COVID dies from psychogenic shock in Taiwan home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 40-year-old man surnamed Liu (劉), who was undergoing home COVID care in Taoyuan City, was playing with his son when he suddenly collapsed and died on Wednesday (May 4). ...

Taipei launches home care program for COVID patients

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Omicron infections continue to surge, Taipei launched its home care program for mild and asymptomatic COVID cases on Wednesday (April 20). The Central Epidemic Comma...

Home care program kicks in as Taiwan surpasses 1,500 daily cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As stated earlier this month, Taiwan will allow people with mild symptoms to isolate at home because daily COVID cases surpassed the 1,500 case milestone on Tuesday (April...

Taiwan reveals criteria for asymptomatic, mild cases to isolate at home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan begins to pivot away from its zero COVID policy, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (April 11) announced criteria for patients who are asymptom...

Taiwan to allow mild COVID cases to stay at home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (April 8) issued guidelines to allow mild COVID cases to undergo treatment at home. During the day, the CECC announ...