Taiwan marks 200 days without local coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 29) marked 200 days without a local confirmed case of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). The passage of 200 days in Taiwan without a local coron...

Taiwan man suffers with coronavirus for 8 days after test vial snafu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A test tube mixup led to one Taiwanese man languishing in quarantine for over a week without knowing he had the coronavirus and another living in fear thinking he had been...

Indonesian teen in Taiwan tests positive for coronavirus after quarantine ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 28) announced that one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been imported from Indonesia. ...

Flu vaccination ruled out in 4 deaths in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s health authorities on Tuesday (Oct. 27) ruled out influenza vaccination as the cause of death for four seniors who died after receiving a flu jab. Seekin...

Taiwan not halting flu vaccination despite rising safety concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will proceed with the nationwide influenza vaccination program despite growing concern among a minority over the safety of such shots. A 51-year-old man in Taich...

'Travel bubble' plan with Palau postponed: CECC

A plan to create a travel bubble between Taiwan and Palau has been postponed because of the Pacific ally's decision to not relax quarantine rules for Taiwanese travelers, Central Epidemic Command ...

Japan still reporting imported coronavirus cases from China, despite 'zero' case claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan has reported over a dozen airline passengers infected with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) arriving from China over the past two months, despite claims by the commu...

Taiwan-Palau travel bubble still under review, timetable uncertain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Foreign Minister Harry Tseng (曾厚仁) said Friday (Oct. 23) it is uncertain whether the Taiwan-Palau travel bubble will open next month, as the archipelago nation'...

2 Taiwanese infants, 1 adult test positive for coronavirus upon arrival in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 21) announced it had received notifications via a World Health Organization National IHR Focal Point...

Indonesian student is Taiwan's latest imported coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 21) announced that one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been imported from Indonesia. ...

China's claim of 10.9 million negative test results in Qingdao 'impossible': Taiwan CECC head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) chief on Saturday (Oct. 17) said that China's claim that all 10.89 million Wuhan coronavirus tests administered on ...

Taiwan prepares fresh measures to counter coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic registering a renewed surge in Europe, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Friday (Oct. 16) it was pr...

3 Japanese test positive for coronavirus after returning from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 14) announced that it had received notifications via the World Health Organization's National IH...

4 Taiwan returnees test positive for coronavirus in Japan, France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 7) announced that it had received notifications via the World Health Organization's National IHR...

Indian man in Taiwan tests positive for coronavirus after quarantine ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 7) announced two new cases of Wuhan coronavirus from Ireland and India. During his weekly press c...