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 ...

Wuhan coronavirus could cause male infertility: Chinese study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As scientists race to unravel the mysteries of the Wuhan coronavirus in an effort to stem its spread, a Chinese study has found the disease could lead to male infertility....

Taichung furniture company shuts down over Wuhan coronavirus link

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A furniture company in Taichung has suspended operations and quarantined its personnel after an employee was allegedly diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus. The Taichun...

Taiwanese doctor explains differences between flu and Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As confusion and rumors swirl around both the common flu and the Wuhan coronavirus, a Taiwanese doctor says that the key signs of the latter are lower respiratory tract sy...

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),...

Taiwanese company joins forces with US to create Wuhan virus vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC, 高端疫苗繼) on Monday (Feb. 17) said that it will cooperate with the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create a new...

Map shows location of Wuhan coronavirus cases in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American open-source software developer has created a real-time interactive map showing confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Mike Redmon, 2...

Video shows Chinese woman call for Taiwan independence, denounce CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (Feb. 15) of a Chinese woman exasperated by Beijing's bungling of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, who came out in support of independence for ...

Dissidents declare China's Hunan independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A declaration of "Hunan independence" has been widely shared on Chinese social media over the past week, as Chinese citizens question the validity of the Chinese...

31 Kaohsiung cab drivers who carried Westerdam passengers face Wuhan virus risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke that an American passenger on the cruise ship MS Westerdam had contracted the Wuhan coronavirus, the Kaohsiung Department of Health on Sunday (Feb. 16) as...

Video shows interior of new Wuhan hospital badly leaking water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video has surfaced of the new hospital hastily constructed in Wuhan appearing to be badly leaking water. On Feb. 3, a mere 11 days after work began, Communist China cla...

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...

Taiwan's ban on face mask exports to last until May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the wave of panic buying, hoarding, and profiteering over face masks continues unabated amid the coronavirus (Wuhan virus) outbreak, the Taiwan government announced Thu...

Foreigner fined NT$10,000 for violating quarantine in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign national has been fined after he left the room he was being quarantined in to take a smoke break. Taipei City Department of Health Disease Control Division he...

Virus containment hits new extremes in locked-down China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With China locking down 84 cities either partially or entirely to tackle the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, preventive measures are becoming extreme in the countr...