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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...

Photo reveals warped seal on Wuhan lab freezer door

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos have resurfaced from 2018 showing a warped seal on a freezer door as suspicions grow that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could have started at a poorly m...

WHO head accuses Taiwan of racist attack, blames MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to withering criticism over his questionable handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) head lashed out at Taiw...

Trump threatens to defund WHO for being 'China-centric'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) death toll in the U.S. surpassed 12,000, President Donald Trump on Tuesday (April 7) blamed the World Health Organization for "cal...

No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker options coming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it’s still too risky. They’ve stopped companies that quickly launched ho...

Petition to fire Tedros, include Taiwan in WHO reaches 500,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition to oust the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom and include Taiwan in the organization has now surpassed 500,000 signatures. On J...

How it spreads, infects: Coronavirus impact comes into focus

The medical impact of the new coronavirus is coming into sharper focus as it continues its spread in what is now officially recognized as a pandemic. Its true fatality rate isn’t yet known, b...

Dow tumbles into bear market as coronavirus fears intensify

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks careened lower Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrials sinking more than 1,400 points, as investors became more fearful that the Trump administration and other global go...

Diagram of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as of March 9, Taiwan had 45 confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), including 25 indigenous and 20 imp...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese mascot coins acronym for coronavirus tips - WUHAN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A humorous acronym devised by the makers of cartoon dog Shiba Inu (總柴) has quickly become a viral meme in Taiwan. To help Taiwanese protect themselves from the novel co...

Japanese legislator calls for COVID-19 to be called 'Wuhan pneumonia'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese legislator on Tuesday (March 3) called for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to be called the "Wuhan pneumonia" (武漢肺炎) to counter Chinese disinformatio...

New tool tells users their likelihood of contact with coronavirus patients in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thanks to a new trilingual tool rolled out by a group of programmers on an online civic tech community, people can now check their probability of having come in contact wi...

US CDC map designates China as high risk, excludes Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In its most up-to-date information for travelers, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) listed Communist China as being at the highest level of risk of transmitting t...

WHO envoy says if he had Wuhan virus, he'd 'want to be treated in China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After touring some areas affected by the Wuhan coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director-General Dr. Bruce Aylward lavished praise on Communist C...

Taiwanese professor says Wuhan coronavirus likely man-made

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread like wildfire across the globe, a National Taiwan University (NTU) professor on Saturday (Feb. 22) said the virus is likely ma...