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Taiwan evaluating to open border for migrants inoculated with WHO approved vaccines

Taiwan is considering to open its borders to several migrant workers with a evaluation that they must be inoculated with World Health Organization (WHO) approved vaccines, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced.

Deputy chief of the CECC Chen Tsung-yen said that "research and discussions" are underway for considering "conditionally opening" Taiwan's border to migrant workers, Taiwan News reported.

Chen added that inter-ministerial meetings from different agencies have carried out some assessments.

Chen answered an interview question if migrant workers must be inoculted with WHO registered vaccine that "this will be evaluated comprehensively."

"We will open up in due course," said when several measures and plans are ironed out and completed.

Taiwan's migrant worker population are now at 699,154 down since entry ban of workers, data from Ministry of Labor (MOL) statistics. (Photo CNA)

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