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Taiwan secures top spot in viral, global ‘Popcat’ challenge

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan has secured the No. 1 spot in the recently viral webpage click challenge, "Popcat", on Thursday. In just two...

Taiwan-made Medigen vaccine met with unenthusiastic response

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Medigen vaccines were met with an unenthusiastic response on Tuesday after they became available for registration in Taiwan, with...

Medigen vaccine authorized for manufacturing: FDA

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食品藥物管理署) announced on Monday that it had authorized the manufacturing of Medigen vaccine...

Former Taiwan official received AZ shot after joining UBI clinical trial

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Former Health Minister Yaung Chih-liang (楊志良) on Sunday revealed he received the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine on June 23 despite...

Taiwan launches official vaccine registration platform

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Executive Yuan announced on Thursday that the vaccine registration system has successfully launched as of 10:00 a.m. this...

Taipei City councilor points to error in new online vaccination system

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taipei City Councilor Hsu Chiao-hsin (徐巧芯) observed on Tuesday an error in the vaccination appointment system as she successfully...

Vaccine appointment system to launch after further discussions: CECC

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced on Monday that further details regarding the vaccination appointment system (疫苗預約系統) will be...

Medigen vaccines are far from receiving international certification: TPP legislator

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan People's Party (台灣民眾黨) legislator Kao Hung-an (高虹安) announced on Thursday that Medigen vaccines (高端疫苗) are still far from...

Medigen vaccine breakthrough leaves questions unanswered: KMT

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The opposition Kuomintang (KMT, 國民黨) on Thursday welcomed Taiwan-made COVID-19 vaccine Medigen's (高端疫苗) successful unblinding process and raised several...

Less than 1% developed fever after Medigen Phase II trail: Medigen CEO

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Less than one percent of participants in the Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corporation (高端疫苗生物製劑股份有限公司) phase II trial developed fevers, indicating...