US CDC puts Taiwan on coronavirus community spread list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States included Taiwan on the list of destinations with an apparent community spread of the Wuhan corona...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-20 08:10 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 24 1 2 China 74,546 2,115 3 Hong Kong 65 ...

5 countries erroneously ban Taiwanese travelers due to WHO 'one China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to the World Health Organization's (WHO) mislabeling of Taiwan as being a part of China and complacency by the International Air Transportation Association (IATA),...

Wuhan coronavirus patients who smoke have more severe symptoms: Doctors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Some doctors participating in a COVID-19 seminar in Taipei on Sunday (Feb. 16) said that COVID-19 patients who are smokers have more severe symptoms than those who are non...

'Facts will speak for themselves': WHO Director-General explains reasons to side with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attempted to debunk accusations of China's meddling in the organization during a press ...

Update: Rise in sulfur dioxide could be sign of mass cremations in Wuhan

Update: 02/15 3:00 p.m. In an interview with the Taiwan FactCheck Center, WeatherRisk Explore Inc. President Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明) said that Czech company Windy derives its data on pollutants from NA...

China's foreign minister claims coronavirus under control

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (王毅) claims the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is under control and measures introduced by some countries to limit the sprea...

Taiwan News sticks with term ‘Wuhan virus’ until WHO admits Taiwan, Beijing comes clean

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — There is only one word to describe the official response to the novel coronavirus outbreak that continues to rampage through Communist China and spread slowly but surel...

Taiwan plans NT$2 billion coupon stimulus as coronavirus weakens economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is considering plans to alleviate the financial burden felt by industries due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (20...

China says Taiwanese new coronavirus patient has recovered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China’s state media Xinhua News Agency said on Wednesday (Feb. 12) a Wuhan-based Taiwanese infected by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had been discharged from hospital ...

Chinese journalist missing after live streaming in Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Qiushi (陳秋實), a Chinese citizen journalist who published critical reports on the new coronavirus epidemic in Wuhan has reportedly gone missing since Feb. 6 — ca...

Taipei Cycle cancelled over coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Cycle, the premier bicycle trade show in Taiwan, has been cancelled due to fears over the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Walter Yeh (葉明水), executive president of th...

Splendid water shows at New Taipei to provide breaks from coronavirus fear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It’s never a good idea to refrain from going out to have some outdoor fun, even amidst fears of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), and one way to have that fun is to...

Chinese SARS expert predicts coronavirus outbreak will end in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned Chinese pulmonologist Zhong Nanshan (鍾南山) said Tuesday (Feb. 11) that the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic will reach its peak at the end of the month and w...

Chinese company reproduces components of remdesivir in suspected violation of patent right

TAIPE (Taiwan News) — A Chinese biopharmaceutical company has successfully developed the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) used for the formulation of the American antiviral drug remdesiv...