- Taiwan and China have embarked on a war of words about vaccines, as the medical system in Taiwan faces pressure amid an outbreak with only about 1 percent of the population of more than 23 million vaccinated.
- Taiwan says China blocked it from getting vaccines produced by Germany's BioNTech. While China says, it is happy to send a supply of that vaccine via its Chinese sales agent, Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co.
- A senior Taiwan official said that China had not used an existing channel to discuss medical issues, which has been used to exchange information on COVID-19 cases, to address the vaccine question.
- However, Taiwan will not take the vaccines from Fosun, saying that there is a lack of transparency and that China refuses to provide relevant information.
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