CECC thanks TSMC, Hon Hai Yonglin, and Tzu Chi for donating a combined 15 million doses of BNT vaccine; first batch of 930,000 doses of BNT vaccine arrives in Taiwan at 7 a.m. on September 2Date：2021-09-02
The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on September 2 expressed thanks to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd., (TSMC), Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., and Yonglin Charity Foundation, and Buddhist Tzu Chi Charity Foundation for donating a combined 15 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) vaccine.
The CECC explained that the first batch of the BNT vaccine containing 930,000 doses arrived at Taoyuan International Airport at 7 a.m. this morning. This batch of vaccine doses will be shipped to designated cold storage and logistics centers for the subsequent testing and lot release procedures after customs clearance. This batch of the vaccine doses will be distributed and offered to the target groups according to the CECC’s plans. Under the CECC’s current plans, adolescents aged 12-17 (inclusive) are prioritized for the vaccine shots, and the shots will be given according to the lists of eligible adolescents it compiles, and people aged 18-22 (inclusive) who have registered their willingness and are not vaccinated will be the next group of recipients to receive the remaining vaccine doses.