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China reduces quarantine for people arriving from abroad

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday announced an easing of its quarantine requirement for people arriving from abroad but stopped short of lifting what remains a stringent COVID-19 policy compared to most...

Taiwan steps up supply of oral COVID drugs to Indigenous areas, outlying islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of Indigenous areas and the country’s outlying islands will soon find it easier to obtain oral anti-COVID medicine, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CE...

Foreign workers in Taiwan can apply for COVID sick leave benefits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign workers who contract COVID will receive 50% of their salary if they take sick leave, but can apply for labor insurance benefits. Like all Taiwan residents, fore...

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...

Foreign workers in Taiwan only eligible to 50% pay for COVID sick leave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign workers who contract COVID will only receive 50% of their salary if they take sick leave, but can apply for some labor insurance benefits, while those who must tak...

3 categories of people no longer need PCR test in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Thursday (May 12), three categories of people no longer need to take a PCR as a rapid antigen test will suffice, with a positive result being considered an off...

Taiwan's new quarantine guidelines for COVID cases, travelers, and contacts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 9) issued new quarantine guidelines for COVID cases, travelers arriving from overseas, and contacts of COVID case...

Taiwan loosens COVID digital fence, restrictions on close contacts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Digital fence measures designed to track down quarantine evaders will be loosened, while home quarantine orders would only target live-in relatives and friends, the Centra...

KMT Legislator Chiang Wan-an diagnosed with COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) has tested positive for COVID-19. Chiang announced the news on Facebook late Friday evening (May 6). He said ...

Taiwan employers cannot forbid workers from going out during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new revision to regulations on foreign migrant workers released by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (May 4) states that employers cannot forbid their workers fro...

Taiwan ends PCR test rule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As COVID cases surge across Taiwan and emergency rooms become overwhelmed with people wanting to get tested, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that mult...

Taiwan eyes end to home isolation for COVID contacts in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) predicts that COVID cases in Taiwan will peak in May and plans to end home isolation for fully vaccinated and boosted contacts o...

Narcolepsy Drug Market Insights By Growth, Research Methodology, Emerging Trends and Forecast

The global narcolepsy drugs market size was more than USD 1,680.06 million in 2020. The global narcolepsy drugs market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 8.6% dur...

Taiwan reports 8,822 local COVID cases, 2 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 8,822 local COVID cases on Wednesday (April 27) and two deaths. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 101 ...

What is the '3+4' home isolation plan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new plan that enables contacts of COVID cases to leave home isolation on the third day if they test negative for the virus took effect on Tuesday (April 26). What is ...