Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

White House: States need to better calibrate supply requests The White House said Monday that some states are requesting far more medical supplies than they need to fight the coronavirus pandemic, ...

AP PHOTOS: Virus haunts the destitute living on the margins

In a housing complex in the Moroccan city of Sale, over 900 people live in crowded rooms without running water or an income to support them. While the North African country entered total lockdown in m...

Taiwan reports only 3 new cases of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan continues its long war to defeat the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced only three new cases of the disease on Tu...

Mideastern burial traditions clash with fears of contagion

BAGHDAD (AP) — Mohammed al-Dulfi's 67-year-old father died on March 21 after a brief struggle against the new coronavirus, but it would take nine days for his body to find a final resting place in the...

Taiwan Presidential Office arranges off-site workplaces amid coronavirus concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office has implemented off-site workplaces as part of its precautions against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), which has infected 376 people across the i...

Taiwan to donate 1 million face masks to New Southbound Policy countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After promising 10 million masks for the United States, Europe and diplomatic allies, Taiwan is preparing to send more than 1 million masks to New Southbound Policy countr...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-04-07 14:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 USA 366,112 10,859 2 Spain 136,675 13,341 3 Italy ...

Asian shares rise, echoing Wall St optimism on virus battle

Asian shares rose Tuesday (April 7), echoing the rally on Wall Street, amid a few glimmers of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1.3% to ...

The Latest: New Zealand official demoted for lockdown breach

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

165 VIPs urge 20 economic powers for billions for COVID-19

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Many former global leaders and other VIPs urged the world’s 20 major industrialized nations to approve $8 billion in emergency funding to speed the search for a vaccine, cure and...

British virus crisis deepens, while New York sees positives

NEW YORK (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remained in intensive care Tuesday for treatment of his coronavirus illness, while authorities in New York hoped that a leveling off of deaths and ...

UK finds millions of antibody tests ordered from China useless

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — News broke on Monday (April 6) that millions of antibody tests for Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) have been found to be faulty, in yet another example of China providing sub...

Pandemic politics: Wisconsin primary moving forward

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in Tuesday's presidential primary election, becoming a...

Financial hits pile up for colleges as some fight to survive

Colleges across the nation are scrambling to close deep budget holes and some have been pushed to the brink of collapse after the coronavirus outbreak triggered financial losses that could total more ...

Taiwan experts call for blanket Wuhan coronavirus testing for kids living with suspected cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medical experts in Taiwan are calling for expanded Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing on children living with suspected cases even when they have not exhibited any sympt...