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Spain is latest nation with reports of nightclub needle jabs

MADRID (AP) — Police in Spain are investigating about 50 reported cases of women getting pricked with medical needles while at nightclubs or parties, a trend that previously came to the attention of a...

Boselli carries memories of late father into Hall of Fame

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tony Boselli has a video to watch, a bona fide tear-jerker that’s sure to turn one of the toughest offensive tackles in NFL history into an emotional wreck. ...

Pac-12's Kliavkoff jabs Big 12, touts future after USC, UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff said his conference is far from finished, despite the defections of Southern California and UCLA. Kliavkoff confirmed the Pac-...

EU health commissioner urges reinforced monkeypox action

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's commissioner for health is urging the bloc's governments to step up their efforts to tackle the expanding monkeypox outbreak in the region, which she says is “the ...

Walker aims to pivot focus back to Dems in tight Ga. race

ALTO, Georgia (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate nominee Herschel Walker commiserated as north Georgia farmers bemoaned environmental regulations and rising costs of doing business. Minutes before, the for...

Taiwan expands 4th COVID vaccine to people over 50

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 20) said that it will expand its fourth COVID vaccine dose (second booster shot) to people aged 50 and over. ...

Taiwan mulls expanded 4th COVID vaccinations against BA.4, BA.5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s COVID-19 task force said on Monday (July 18) the campaign to provide people with a fourth shot will be expanded but has ruled out mass vaccinations for all....

Taiwan's mask rule to stay as new COVID BA.5 wave expected September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 13) announced that mask rules will stay in place as a new wave of COVID cases will likely hit Taiwan at some ...

Coronavirus: EU recommends second booster for over-60s

The European Union on Monday recommended that all over-60s across the 27-member bloc be given a second booster shot against COVID-19 amid rising infections and hospitalizations. "It is crucial t...

Moderna COVID vaccines for children to arrive in Taiwan on Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 450,000 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses for children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years will arrive in Taiwan on Wednesday (July 6) morning, according to o...

504,000 doses of Novavax to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first batch of 500,000 doses of the Novavax COVID vaccine (Nuvaxovid) will arrive on Thursday (June 30) and the jabs will be available as soon as July 8, according to ...

Novavax to arrive in Taiwan this week, shots start mid-July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first batch of approximately 500,000 doses of the Novavax COVID vaccine (Nuvaxovid) is set to arrive this week and the jabs will likely be available for adults by mid-...

Publix supermarkets not offering COVID vaccine to young kids

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida-based Publix grocery store chain is not offering the COVID-19 vaccine to children younger than 5 but has not explained its decision. The sup...

Swiss study finds Taiwan's Medigen 84% effective against COVID, China's jabs only 65%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swiss study has found that Taiwan's Medigen COVID vaccine (MVC-COV1901) has an efficacy level of 84%, far higher than China's jabs, which were rated at 65% effec...

Taiwan ends vaccine mandate for tour groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Tourism Bureau on Monday (June 20) announced that it is ending the requirement that domestic tour group participants receive three doses of COVID vaccines and...