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Taiwan deploys chemical warfare troops to disinfect Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Soldiers from Taiwan's chemical warfare unit were deployed for a second time this week on a mission to eliminate the Wuhan coronavirus from Taoyuan City. On Tuesday...

Taipei 101 office evacuated after contact with Covid case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An accounting firm has been forced to close down after one of its employees was found to have come in contact with a confirmed coronavirus case. As the Central Epidemic...

Covid-positive woman visits McDonalds in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 20) announced that one member of a coronavirus cluster infection associated with the Taoyuan General H...

Covid cluster patients visited seafood restaurants, noodle shops in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) provided a comprehensive list of the locations where three cases from a hospital coronavirus clu...

Taiwan reports 10th case from hospital Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) announced one new domestic case and one imported case of the Wuhan coronavirus. On Wednesday,...

Frontline worker suggests barring all arrivals amid Covid surge in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese frontline medical worker has expressed concern that the country's medical system will soon be stretched to capacity by the continuing increase in imported ...

MOS Burger employee tests positive for Covid in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 19) announced that one member of a coronavirus cluster infection associated with the Taoyuan General H...

Covid cluster patients visited Nanmen Market, MOS Burger in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 19) provided a preliminary list of the locations where three out of the four new cases from a hospital...

Swedish man among Taiwan's 6 imported Covid cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 18) announced six new imported Wuhan coronavirus cases from four countries. On Monday, Health and We...

Taiwan CECC head accidentally reveals site of Covid cluster is Taoyuan General Hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A week after announcing the first nosocomial Wuhan coronavirus infection of a health worker in many months, the head of Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)...

Nurse becomes 5th healthcare worker in Taiwan hospital Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 18) announced the third nurse to be infected with the Wuhan coronavirus at a northern Taiwan hospital, ...

The Latest: Germany passes 2 million mark for COVID cases

BERLIN — Germany has passed the mark of 2 million confirmed COVID infections since the start of the pandemic. The country’s disease control agency said Friday that there were 22,368 ...

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...

German government defends slow vaccination campaign

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister on Wednesday defended the government's decision to procure and approve vaccines against the coronavirus along with the rest of the European Union amid criticism...

Indian man tests positive for Covid 11 days after end of Taiwan quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 13) reported four new Wuhan coronavirus cases imported from India and Indonesia, including a man who tested positive for the virus 11 days after ...