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CECC confirms 4 more imported cases; cases arrive in Taiwan from Italy, the Philippines and the UK

On April 9, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced four new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those four new cases arrived in Taiwan from Italy (Case #1052), the Philippines (Case #1053 and Case #1054) and the United Kingdom (Case #1055).

CECC announces precautions to take before COVID-19 vaccination with AstraZeneca vaccine

On April 8, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) pointed out that the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Ministry of Health and Welfare held an expert meeting today to discuss the European Medicines Agency's findings of a possible link between the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shot and rare cases of unusual blood clots combined with low blood platelets. After today's meeting, the ACIP made a resolution to add related reminding messages on the notice of "precautions t

Taiwan responds to US 2020 human rights report Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan responds to US 2020 human rights report

Taiwan is leaving no stone unturned to safeguard human rights like freedom of speech, with a raft of achievements which have received global recognition from democracies such as the U.S. in the international community, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs March 31.

Global community thanked by MOFA for support after train derailment Photos - New Southbound Policy

Global community thanked by MOFA for support after train derailment

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs April 5 expressed heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the international community for expressions of support following the train derailment in eastern Taiwan’s Hualien County last week.

CECC confirms 1 more imported case; Indonesian woman found to have COVID-19 before completing the quarantine period Photos - New Southbound Policy

CECC confirms 1 more imported case; Indonesian woman found to have COVID-19 before completing the quarantine period

On April 5, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced one new confirmed imported case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. The new case, Case #1049, is an over 20-year-old female from Indonesia. The Indonesian woman traveled to Taiwan for studies on March 21. She didn’t experience any symptoms when she arrived in Taiwan. Before completing the quarantine period, she was tested for COVID-19 on April 3; infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on April 5.

Taiwan to start offering COVID-19 vaccine to disease prevention and control personnel at central and local governments and workers at high risk of exposure on April 12 Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan to start offering COVID-19 vaccine to disease prevention and control personnel at central and local governments and workers at high risk of exposure on April 12

On April 7, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that it would begin to offer COVID-19 vaccine to disease prevention and control personnel at the central and local governments and front-line workers at high risk of exposure, who are Groups 2 and 3 people listed in the COVID-19 vaccination program, on April 12.

CECC confirms 2 more imported cases; two cases arrive in Taiwan from Indonesia and the Philippines Photos - New Southbound Policy

CECC confirms 2 more imported cases; two cases arrive in Taiwan from Indonesia and the Philippines

On April 4, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced two new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those two new cases arrived in Taiwan from Indonesia (Case #1047) and the Philippines (Case #1048), respectively.

In response to Taroko Express No. 408 train crash, CECC implements Taroko Train Accident Special Program for Overseas Relatives of Victims to allow them to come to Taiwan to visit injured family members or attend funerals

In response to the Taroko Express No. 408 train crash, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that it implemented the 0402 Taroko Train Accident Special Program for Overseas Relatives of Victims to allow overseas relatives of those who died or were injured in the April 2 train accident to visit family members who were injured or attend funerals in Taiwan.

CECC confirms 6 more imported cases; cases arrive in Taiwan from the Philippines and Indonesia Photos - New Southbound Policy

CECC confirms 6 more imported cases; cases arrive in Taiwan from the Philippines and Indonesia

On April 3, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced six new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Those six new cases arrived in Taiwan from the Philippines (Case #1041, Case #1042, and Case #1046) and Indonesia (Cases #1043-1045).

First batch of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine allocated through COVAX to arrive in Taiwan

On April 3, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that 1.02 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have been allocated to Taiwan through the COVAX Facility.

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