The Case for Snap Lockdowns in Taiwan

Yaneer Bar-Yam

The growing outbreak of community transmission in Taiwan requires a different approach from current practices.


Taiwan’s Level 3 Covid-19 Alert Expanded Nationwide

TNL Staff

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said the alert for the entire country will be in place until next Friday.


Non-Resident Foreign Nationals Banned Entry to Taiwan as Surge in Infections Continues

TNL Staff

Health minister Chen Shih-chung said Taiwan will ban entry to foreign nationals without a residence permit from May 19 to June 18, with exceptions for emergency and humanitarian purposes.


Make Vaccines Accessible

Shen-yi Liao

Taiwan’s government has made vaccination financially available. It’s time to make it accessible.


16 Domestic Cases Reported; Taipei, New Taipei, Yilan Affected

TNL Staff

10 domestically-acquired Covid-19 infections appeared in New Taipei City, with others in Taipei’s Wanhua District and in Yilan County. Though Chen said a move to tighter restrictions on gatherings is possible this week, no new lockdown-like rules were released today.


Taiwan Grapples With Community Transmission as a Cluster in Yilan County Emerges

TNL Staff

A cluster of five domestic cases is linked to a baccarat game hall in Yilan’s Luodong Township.

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Largely Spared Since 2020, Taiwan Now Grapples With Small Covid Cluster

Voice of America

Health officials say 26 people have been infected in a cluster that apparently began with inbound cargo aircraft pilots and spread into an airport hotel.

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