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With Glennon now concussed, Giants' issues at QB worsen

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The New York Giants arrived in Miami with a quarterback problem. They left with two quarterback problems. Not only is there no clarity on...

Taiwan should not risk booster shots over Omicron variant

Is the Omicron variant of COVID-19 truly so menacing? Or is this just part of the terrorizing thriller series, co-starring multinational vaccine corporations and the “booster”-selling poli...

Taiwan prepares 17th COVID vaccination round

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 17th round of COVID-19 vaccinations will open for registration Dec. 6-7, with the Dec. 9-15 inoculations using AstraZeneca and BioNTech shots, reports said Saturday (D...

Taiwan about to reach 60% fully vaccinated goal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The proportion of individuals in Taiwan having received two COVID-19 shots was set to reach 60% Sunday (Dec. 5), earlier than originally planned, according to the Central ...

Guide to Taiwan's shortened hotel quarantine measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Taiwan's shortened hotel quarantine options set to take effect in less than two weeks, Taiwan News has created a diagram to explain the different choices. In o...

Greece approves mandatory vaccination for those aged over 60

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers on Wednesday approved legislation making vaccination for COVID-19 mandatory for all residents aged over 60, to deal with an infection surge and the emergence of t...

Nigeria says it found first case of omicron in November

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has detected its first case of the omicron coronavirus variant in travelers who arrived from South Africa in the past week, the country’s national public health institute...

Vaccine champions Spain, Portugal focus on the reluctant few

MADRID (AP) — Juan Esteban Mariño, a healthy 29-year-old, has been part of the rare cohort in Spain who have resisted health authorities' strong recommendations to get their vaccine shots. His positio...

Studies show 12 weeks between BNT jabs lowers myocarditis risk for teens: Taiwan doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Receiving the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID vaccine 12 weeks after the first is likely to reduce adolescents' risk of post-vaccination myocarditis, sa...

Taiwan reports 23 cases of myocarditis among teens after BioNTech vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has released information on 23 cases of myocarditis that have been reported among teens following injections of the Pfizer-BioNT...

Why are Russian 'vaccine tourists' flocking to Europe?

It's unclear whether the Russian homegrown vaccine Sputnik V will be approved anytime soon in the West, making life difficult for many Russian nationals. That's because entry to many countries...

Merriam-Webster chooses vaccine as the 2021 word of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: vaccine. “This was a word that was e...

Video shows Costco Taiwan Black Friday fight end in KO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Nov. 27) showing a ferocious fight between two Costco shoppers after one cut in line to grab a Black Friday special. From Nov. 22-28, Costco...

Taiwan approves 2nd-dose BioNTech vaccinations for ages 12-17, 3rd dose for adults

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A panel of experts has decided to resume second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID vaccine for children 12-17 years of age while also giving the green light for adul...

Eason, LSU beat Penn St. in OT at Emerald Coast Classic

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Tari Eason went 7 of 8 from the free-throw line after regulation and finished with 20 points, Xavier Pinson scored all of his 15 points after halftime and LSU beat Penn State 68-63...