Taiwan is finding it difficult to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines from overseas. Photo: AFP Taiwan is finding it difficult to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines from overseas. Photo: AFP
Taiwan is finding it difficult to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines from overseas. Photo: AFP

Taiwan scrambles for vaccines after Covid-19 breaches its defences

  • The island’s initial success story has turned sour with an outbreak that has infected more than 12,900 people and claimed 437 lives
  • Taipei is now pinning its hopes on two local jabs as well as donations of overseas vaccines from the US and Japan

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Taiwan is finding it difficult to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines from overseas. Photo: AFP Taiwan is finding it difficult to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines from overseas. Photo: AFP
Taiwan is finding it difficult to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines from overseas. Photo: AFP
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