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2021/08/23 | Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus Digest: Israel Finds Vaccine Booster Lowers Infection Risk

People over 60 saw significantly improved protection from infection and serious illness compared with those who received two shots, Health Ministry data found.

2021/08/04 | Deutsche Welle

How Many Antibodies Does It Take To Be Immune to the Coronavirus?

Antibodies are important for a vaccination to work, but scientists don't yet know what level they must reach. The new delta variant poses another problem.

2021/05/14 | Shen-yi Liao

Make Vaccines Accessible

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

2018/10/30 | Nelson Lau

OPINION: Girls in Hong Kong Will Get Free HPV Shots. What About Boys?

Hong Kong will vaccinate schoolgirls against HPV. It should vaccinate boys as well.

2016/08/27 | Olivia Yang

Life-Saving Horses in Taiwan Retiring, for Better or Worse

The retirement of horses after they have been used to provide serum for human vaccination has caught the attention of animal rights watchers in Taiwan.

2016/02/24 | Zou Chi

14 Taiwanese People Die Of H1N1 In A Week; CDC Giving Out Free Medication

Remember the H1N1 panic in 2010? A new type of H1N1 has been spreading this winter and the CDC is implementing precaution methods before it gets even more serious.

2016/02/21 | Zou Chi

Breast Cancer Vaccine Trials Prove Scientific Success, But Not Legal

The results of a blind trial on a newly developed breast cancer vaccine, OBI-822, bear scientific and medical importance, but the drug is not allowed a permit under current regulations because it did not pass clinical trials. If OBI-822 passes future trials, Taiwan would be the first country in the world to develop a carbohydrate-based vaccine for breast cancer.