Taiwanese Health Official Warns Against Reliance on Coronavirus Vaccines
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung warns people globally to keep up their guard against Covid-19 even as vaccines emerge.
Hospital Evacuation After Two Local Infections Confirmed
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung announced today two cases of local Covid-19 infections. A physician contracted the virus from a patient and passed it to a nurse.
Taiwan Tightens Border Control After Reporting First Case of Covid-19 Variant
Taiwan's government announced foreign visitors will not be allowed to enter Taiwan from January 1, in response to the first case of the British variant of Covid-19.
Taiwan Reports First Domestic Covid-19 Case Since April
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung announced today the first domestically-acquired case of Covid-19 in Taiwan since April 12.
New Rules for Overseas Taiwanese on Health Insurance Proposed
The new rules, as a part of the government's efforts to reduce the long-run deficit in the budget for the national healthcare system, are expected to affect more than 170,000 Taiwanese people living abroad.
Taiwan Secures 15 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses With Native Development Underway
Taiwan has signed the first bilateral deal for a Covid-19 vaccine and is negotiating for three others. Native vaccine development is in progress.
What Can We Learn From Taiwan’s Quarantine Experience?
A study from Academia Sinica adds to our understanding of the psychological burdens of quarantine.