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Dozens of children could die from COVID in Taiwan without vaccine: CECC expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An expert from the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) warned that dozens of children in Taiwan could die from COVID and urged vaccinations to prevent severe symptoms. ...

Australia, UK, Canada, and EU approved Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The EU, U.K., Australia, and Canada have also approved use of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) ...

Risk of new heart problems jumps after COVID; mRNA shot side effects no different for cancer patients

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review. Risk of...

Bulgaria: Fighting a losing battle against COVID

The statistics are grim: Bulgaria has the EU's highest death rate, per million of population, from COVID-19. Excess mortality in the country is higher than almost anywhere else in Europe. Yet the...

Aiming to make CDC nimble, agency director has rankled many

NEW YORK (AP) — From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the top U.S. public health agency has been criticized as too slow to collect and act on new information. Now, increasingl...

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...

Taiwanese woman's death following vaccination turns into murder case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While physicians were still determining whether a 65-year-old woman surnamed Feng (馮) died of vaccine-related complications, a police officer noticed suspicious livor mort...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Taiwan to decide on 2nd BioNTech dose for ages 12-17 on Nov. 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Nov. 24) announced it will make a decision on whether to resume second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID va...

Taiwan to decide on 2nd BNT dose for ages 12-17 in late Nov.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Nov. 17) announced that it will make a decision on whether to resume second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COV...

18-year-old Taiwanese woman dies after BNT shot, student with myocarditis improving

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An 18-year-old woman has died following her inoculation with the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) vaccine, and a middle-school student is recovering from myocarditis after receiving ...

Key takeaways as US sets Jan. 4 vaccine mandate deadline

Millions of U.S. workers now have a Jan 4. deadline to get a COVID vaccine. The federal government on Thursday announced new vaccine requirements for workers at companies with more t...

US Labor Department warns 3 GOP states over COVID rules

PHOENIX (AP) — The Biden administration threatened Tuesday to revoke the authority for three Republican-controlled states to handle their own workplace safety enforcement because they have refused to ...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Taiwanese 'barely feeling' Medigen injections due to 'ultra-thin' needles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese politician on Monday (Aug. 23) suggested the reason why many recipients of Taiwan's domestically made Medigen vaccine are not feeling much pain during the ...