Dengue outbreak in Taiwan slowing down: CDC

The spread of dengue fever in Taiwan has started to show signs of slowing down, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang said Sunday, but he warned that it could pic...

Southern Taiwanese city of Tainan reports year's first indigenous dengue fever case

A 78-year-old woman has become the first reported indigenous dengue fever case in Tainan this year, health authorities in the southern city announced Tuesday. The woman living in Tainan's South...

New Taipei City's Yonghe District sees first dengue fever case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced on Sept. 8 eight new cases of dengue fever across central and northern Taiwan, and the first case for New Taipei City's...

Tropical depression taskforce to expedite cleanup efforts in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A special meeting of the Executive Yuan (行政院) taskforce established to deal with the damage caused by the tropical depression on Aug. 23-24 was held on Sept. 4, and the ne...

Southern Taiwan mobilizes 5,000 people to combat dengue fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung City Government's anti-epidemic team mobilized nearly 5,000 people on Aug. 30 to combat the increased risk of a dengue fever outbreak, following last week...

7 new cases of dengue fever recorded across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that seven fresh cases of dengue fever had been recorded on Aug. 27, at a time when Taiwan's recent wet weather has inc...

Taiwan's wet weather increases risk of dengue fever outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the aftermath of the tropical depression which drenched southern Taiwan on Aug. 23-24, Taiwan faces an increased risk of dengue fever as conditions improve for disease-...

More indigenous dengue fever cases reported in Central Taiwan

More indigenous dengue fever cases have been reported in Taichung, including a four-year-old girl, the youngest victim this year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday. The central Ta...

More cases reported in indigenous dengue fever cluster in New Taipei

New Taipei's fifth and sixth cases of an indigenous dengue fever cluster of 2018 have been confirmed in the city's Xinzhuang District, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday. O...

First local case of dengue fever reported in Taipei 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A woman living in the Wenshan District of Taipei has been confirmed to be the first indigenous case of dengue Fever in the city, the first in two years, announced the Taipei De...

Taiwan reports first cluster case of dengue fever in New Taipei

A middle-aged woman and a student who live in New Taipei have been confirmed as this year's first indigenous cluster case of dengue fever in Taiwan, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wedn...

Australian scientists cut dengue carrying mosquito population by 80%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- A team of Australian researchers is making serious strides in the global campaign to prevent spread of the dangerous diseases like dengue fever and Zika. A team of scientis...

Taiwan reports first local case of dengue fever in 2018 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control announced on Monday, June 2, that the first locally-acquired case of dengue fever has been reported in the country for 2018. ...

Taiwan invents groundbreaking device to diagnose dengue and zika in 10 minutes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A portable device capable of identifying dengue fever in 10 minutes with 90 percent accuracy will be introduced to the market in Taiwan this August, according to the ...

Two presidents from Taiwan's Cheng Kung Univ. among top 100 Asian Scientists for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan can boast two of the most influential scientists in the region and the world, with the former president and the cur...