Taiwan finds Trump's 'miracle cure' ineffective against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Tuesday (26) that clinical trials of an anti-malarial drug Trump had touted as a "miracle cure" ...

Taiwan teams up with Stanford to design protocols for travel resumption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is joining hands with Stanford University in the U.S. to design a mechanism for effective testing and quarantine as the island country prepares to relax travel rest...

Taiwan just a few steps away from return to normalcy: Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) announcement Sunday (May 11) that Taiwan has gone 28 days without reporting a single local transmission of coron...

Wearing masks key to Taiwan's pandemic prevention success: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's pandemic situation has become more stable, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday (May 9) that mask-wearing has played a key factor in th...

Taiwanese COVID-19 vaccine still has hurdles to clear: CECC expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Adimmune Corporation announced Wednesday (May 6) it would soon launch human trials for a vaccine it is developing, a Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) medical e...

Wearing face masks prevented spread of coronavirus in Taiwan: CECC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Face masks are a significant factor in reducing the spread of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), with the odds of transmitting the disease dropping by up to 99 percent if both ...

Taiwanese epidemiologist expects heat to slow virus spread but urges caution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chang Shan-chwen (張上淳), the advisory specialist panel convener at Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), said on Sunday (May 3) that he expects the spread...

Taiwan medical workers petition against general virus testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) suggestion Thursday (April 23) to have 4,000 frontline medical workers and 5,000 civil servants tested for the Wuhan ...

New Taipei government holds simulation of 21-day lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As New Taipei city continues to add more coronavirus-infected patients, the city government on Monday (April 20) launched a simulation of a 21-day lockdown to prepare for ...

Taiwan's health experts discuss coronavirus response with WHO via phone call

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed its discussions with World Health Organization (WHO) officials about Taiwan’s coronavirus respons...

CECC expert breaks down coronavirus symptoms in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Around 5.7 percent of the confirmed coronavirus cases in Taiwan are asymptomatic, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Monday (April 13). National Taiwan Uni...

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...

Wuhan coronavirus most contagious even before symptoms appear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading Taiwanese infectious disease expert, Chang Shang-chun (張上淳) has corroborated the theory that patients with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) may be at their most ...

Three coronavirus patients in Taiwan see fevers subside after taking remdesivir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese COVID-19 patients treated with remdesivir saw their fevers quickly subside after taking the medicine, according to Chang Shan-chwen (張上淳), a leading member...

National Taiwan University rejects allegations against son of coronavirus official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The son of one of Taiwan’s top officials in the fight against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) did not violate any rules by traveling overseas, National Taiwan Unive...