An expected agreement for Pfizer-BioNTech to supply Covid-19 vaccines to Taiwan has been undermined by political interference, the island said. Photo: AFP An expected agreement for Pfizer-BioNTech to supply Covid-19 vaccines to Taiwan has been undermined by political interference, the island said. Photo: AFP
An expected agreement for Pfizer-BioNTech to supply Covid-19 vaccines to Taiwan has been undermined by political interference, the island said. Photo: AFP

Taiwan suggests mainland China pressured BioNTech to abandon Covid-19 vaccine deal

  • Health minister says purchase of 5 million doses from German firm was paused after ‘political pressure’, but says agreement is still possible
  • BioNTech has partnered with Chinese firm Fosun Pharma for distribution of its vaccine in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An expected agreement for Pfizer-BioNTech to supply Covid-19 vaccines to Taiwan has been undermined by political interference, the island said. Photo: AFP An expected agreement for Pfizer-BioNTech to supply Covid-19 vaccines to Taiwan has been undermined by political interference, the island said. Photo: AFP
An expected agreement for Pfizer-BioNTech to supply Covid-19 vaccines to Taiwan has been undermined by political interference, the island said. Photo: AFP
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