shutterstock_1683054643 Photo Credit: Shutterstock / Dazhi Images Before the outbreak of the new crown epidemic, the public vaccine proposal was not taken seriously? But what is interesting is that before the outbreak, the annual domestic vaccine fund budget was about 3 billion to 3.5 billion 9 . However, after the outbreak of a major public health crisis such as the new crown epidemic, the government immediately allocated sufficient budget for the vaccine fund.
The vaccine fund budget in 2022 will be significantly increased from NT$3 billion in previous years to NT$15.3 billion10 ; However, the extra NT$12 billion was only used for COVID-19 vaccines. In the past, the existing conventional public vaccines were still underfunded and crowded out. The above situation also made Li Bingying unable to old picture restoration help but say, "The public-funded vaccine prevention policy is what the government should do, but because the general public-funded vaccine is difficult to attract the attention of voters, and the investment is in
the health cause, its effect will not come out immediately, so Routine vaccines usually receive very little attention, and the vaccine fund will not be injected until a major public health crisis occurs.” This shows how little attention was paid to public vaccine proposals in the past. Li Bingying also shared that as far as HPV vaccine is concerned, according to statistics, about 650 women in Taiwan unfortunately die of cervical cancer every year11 , but it has been almost 2 years since the outbreak of the new crown epidemic in