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Explainer - N95? KF94? Which mask is best at protecting against COVID-19

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said Americans should wear the most protective mask they can, but stopped short of recommending an N95 or similar face covering. Here a...

Global Lab-On-A-Chip (LOC) Market Report 2021: Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis & Forecasts to 2030

The global lab-on-a-chip market size was US$ 5.12 billion in 2019. The global lab-on-a-chip (LOC) market size is forecast to reach the value of US$ 15.25 billion by 2030 by growing at a compound annua...

Long COVID treatment now available at Taipei hospitals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six hospitals in Taipei have launched special clinics to treat people who suffer from post-COVID-19 conditions, also known as long COVID or chronic COVID. The medical i...

Biden imposing new international travel vaccine rules, lifting restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order imposing new vaccine requirements for most foreign national air travelers and lifting severe travel restrictions on China, Indi...

Chinese official urges virus screening for wildlife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior Chinese health official is calling for large-scale virus testing of wildlife to prevent potential outbreaks of such epidemics as COVID-19. Gao Fu (高福), a membe...

Legislator calls for post-COVID rehabilitation aid in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) of the KMT on Tuesday (Aug. 3) urged government assistance in the rehabilitation of COVID-19 patients who are still coming to terms with the...

More Moderna vaccines to arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (June 28) confirmed that 410,000 doses of Moderna vaccines will arrive in Taiwan on Wednesday. Liberty Ti...

Leaked audio shows WHO leaders secretly criticize China at start of Covid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Audio from internal conversations among top World Health Organization leaders leaked late last month reveal that they were complaining about China's failure to provide...

China alleges that coronavirus case in Tianjin came from German pork knuckles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Tianjin has entered "combat" mode after a worker allegedly contracted the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) by handling frozen pork knuckles imported from...

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Use of Robotics Can Help Draw Customers Back into Restaurants and Hotels

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 8 October 2020 - Just how much of the global service industry will be left standing by the time COVID-19 is brought under control is anybody's guess. In the U.S., a...

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US lists Taiwan as low-risk after lifting global 'Do not Travel' advisory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government has included Taiwan among a select list of low-risk destinations after lifting its global "Do Not Travel" advisory. Due to an improvement ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s move to quit WHO cites flawed facts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spread a number of false and misleading claims about the World Health Organization in announcing his decision to cut U.S. ties with the agency over the coronav...

Coronavirus cannot spread easily by touching surfaces: US CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those worried about catching COVID-19 through touching contaminated surfaces can now breathe a sigh of relief, as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

No such thing as super foods to treat Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Possibly due to the fact that a vaccine and effective medicines to treat the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) have not yet become a reality, stories about foods that allegedly...