Medigen Vaccine Biologics has to present a monthly safety report for the Covid-19 jab, which is designed for people aged over 20. Photo: AFP
Medigen Vaccine Biologics has to present a monthly safety report for the Covid-19 jab, which is designed for people aged over 20. Photo: AFP

Taiwan clears Medigen Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use

  • Antibodies created by candidate proven to be ‘no worse than’ those produced by AstraZeneca shot, with no major safety concerns, health ministry says
  • Move is a key step in island’s goal of developing its own jab, and according to minister there should be a small supply available in August

Medigen Vaccine Biologics has to present a monthly safety report for the Covid-19 jab, which is designed for people aged over 20. Photo: AFP
Medigen Vaccine Biologics has to present a monthly safety report for the Covid-19 jab, which is designed for people aged over 20. Photo: AFP
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