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Taiwan warns against sharing false COVID quarantine hospital list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sharing a false list of hospitals where coronavirus (COVID-19) patients are allegedly being quarantined could result in a fine of up to NT$3 million (US$107,000), the Cent...

Indonesian fisheries worker in Taiwan tests positive for Covid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (Jan. 15) reported one new Wuhan coronavirus case imported from Indonesia, after reporting zero new cases on Thursday. On Friday, Central Epidemic Comm...

Taiwan reports 3 more imported Covid cases from Egypt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Monday (Jan. 11) reported six new Wuhan coronavirus cases imported from Egypt, the Philippines, Indonesia, and the U.S. On Monday, Central Epidemic Command Ce...

CECC refutes comparisons of Taiwan quarantine centers to prison cells

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Jan. 9) released photos of the new quarantine centers for overseas arrivals to refute rumors comparing the faciliti...

Taiwan reports three COVID cases imported from Indonesia, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Jan. 9) announced three new cases of COVID-19 from Indonesia and the Philippines. During a press confer...

Taiwan reports 1st coronavirus case imported from Nigeria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (Jan. 8) reported three new Wuhan coronavirus cases imported from Nigeria, Egypt, and the U.S. On Friday, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Spokes...

Taiwan reports 5th mutant UK Covid case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 7) announced that it has detected one more case of the new mutant COVID-19 strain from the UK. The...

Taiwan reports 3 imported Covid cases from US, Philippines, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7) reported three new Wuhan coronavirus cases imported from the U.S., the Philippines, and Indonesia. On Thursday, Central Epidemic Command Cen...

First severe seasonal flu case in Taiwan not seen until December: CDC

The first case of influenza with severe complications during the current flu season, which begins in October and ends the following March in Taiwan, was not reported until late December, a senior offi...

Taiwan reports 2 Covid cases imported from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Tuesday (Jan. 5) reported two new Wuhan coronavirus cases imported from the U.S. On Tuesday, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsian...

Vietnamese migrant worker tests positive for COVID-19 after returning from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam on Saturday (Jan. 2) reported that a female Vietnamese migrant worker tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus after returning from Taiwan. On Saturday evening...

Taiwanese woman tries to attend funeral while infected with Covid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Monday (Jan. 4) reported three new imported Wuhan coronavirus cases from the Dominican Republic, France, and the Philippines, including a woman who tested positi...

Taiwan launches inspection of masks contaminated with toxic substances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The health authorities are embarking on a mass inspection of medical masks in Taiwan to determine whether they contain illegal azo dyes, a class of synthetic dyes that can...

Taiwan reports 2nd case of mutant UK Covid strain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on New Year's Eve reported two new imported coronavirus cases and its second imported case of the new mutant COVID-19 strain from the UK. The new strain, ide...

EVA Air pilot fired for illicit affairs during quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air has confirmed that it has fired a pilot after reports surfaced that he had allegedly engaged in illicit affairs with multiple women and conned them out of money wh...