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Taiwan reports 1st local Omicron BA.5 cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 6) announced the first two local cases of the highly contagious BA.5 subvariant of Omicron, as well ...

All Taiwan residents can now use rapid test to confirm COVID status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting Thursday (May 26), rapid antigen tests can be used by all Taiwan residents in place of PCR tests to confirm COVID-19 infections, enabling them to be evaluated for...

Taiwan residents can use rapid test to verify COVID, enable prescriptions from May 26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 24) announced that rapid antigen tests can be used by all Taiwan residents in place of PCR tests to confirm COVI...

1-year-old boy suddenly dies from COVID during nap in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A one-year-old boy died suddenly while taking a nap at home and was diagnosed with COVID after being declared dead, while a three-year-old boy died from encephalitis and n...

Hi-Life to start selling saliva rapid tests Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese convenience store chain Hi-Life will begin selling COVID-19 saliva rapid tests at over a thousand branches across Taiwan on Friday (May 20). The country is cu...

7-Eleven, FamilyMart start selling discounted rapid COVID tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's four convenience store chains, as well as supermarket chains and retailers all began selling discounted rapid antigen test kits on Monday (May 9). Convenie...

MAC blasts China for attempting to 'stir division' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China should worry about its own citizens, many of whom are suffering under a lockdown, before it attempts to cause division in Taiwanese society, the Mainland Affairs Cou...

Taiwanese woman in her 20s dies from COVID within 6 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman in her 20s who had no history of chronic illness and had received three vaccine doses died from COVID six days after the onset of the disease. At a press confer...

200,000 of Taiwan's rationed COVID test kits sold in 4 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Consumers snapped up nearly 200,000 government-rationed COVID test kits within four hours on the first day of the new rationing scheme. Taiwan's new rationing syste...

Rush for rationed COVID tests crashes Taiwan's health insurance system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rush to stock up on home COVID test kits on the first day of a new rationing scheme crashed Taiwan's National Health Insurance (NHI) system on Thursday (April 28). ...

Where should people in Taiwan with COVID symptoms go?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Society of Emergency Medicine (TSEM) on Sunday (April 24) urged people who suspect they have COVID to avoid going to hospital emergency rooms to undergo testing...

Taiwan's daily cases to hit 1,000 per day by end of April: Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) predicts that Taiwan will see 1,000 daily COVID cases by the end of April, and the command center is work...

Medriva™ COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits to Launch at Mannings, Largest Pharmacy Chain in Hong Kong; Company to Donate $4 Million of Test Kits to NGOs to help fight Omicron Wave as Mass Rapid Testing (MRT) becomes the future for controlling future outbre

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 15 February 2022 - Medriva™ COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits will be made available across Hong Kong through its partnership with Mannings, announced by leading global...

Taiwan opens borders to Filipino, Vietnamese migrant workers today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan officially opened its borders to workers from the Philippines and Vietnam on Tuesday (Feb. 15). Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中)...