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Taiwan reports 1st Mpox death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday (Nov. 7) announced the country's first death from Mpox. In a press release, the CDC said the case was a ma...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Taiwan adds 7 new Mpox cases, total exceeds 250

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Tuesday (Aug. 8) reported seven new local Mpox (monkeypox) cases, bringing the total to 266, including 250 local infections. The new cases were all male Taiwa...

Outgoing CDC director says resignation spurred by sense of accomplishment and exhaustion

NEW YORK (AP) — The outgoing head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday her reasons for stepping down were complicated, driven in part by a desire to take a break from the fre...

Mpox is down, but US cities could be at risk for summertime outbreaks

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The mpox health emergency has ended, but U.S. health officials are aiming to prevent a repeat of last year’s outbreaks. Mpox infections exploded early in the summer of...

Mpox no longer a global emergency, WHO says

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization said Thursday that the global outbreak of mpox, which initially baffled experts when the smallpox-related disease spread to more than 100 countries last yea...

Taiwan confirms 15 new Mpox cases, new vaccines arrive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Centers for Disease Control announced 15 new confirmed cases of Mpox (14 local cases and one case imported from Thailand), bringing the total to 70. The CDC note...

CDC's Rochelle Walensky resigns, citing pandemic transition

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, submitted her resignation Friday, saying the waning of the COVID-19 pandemic was a good time to make ...

CECC debunks rumor that foreign caregiver contracted mpox from Taipei market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (April 20) refuted an internet rumor that a female foreigner caring for an elderly Taiwanese woman had alle...

Taiwan reports 15 new cases of monkeypox

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Tuesday (April 18) 15 new confirmed cases of monkeypox (mpox), including 13 local cases and 2 imported cases...

Taiwan's mpox vaccine registration platform open today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Registration for vaccinations against the monkeypox (mpox) virus will open at 2 p.m. Monday afternoon (April 10) via a dedicated online registration platform that will off...

Taiwan reports 4 more Mpox cases, vaccine registrations start

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday (March 21) announced four new Mpox cases, including three local cases and one infection imported from Japan, whil...

Taiwan expands eligibility for vaccinations against Mpox

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The health authorities announced Friday (March 3) new rules for inoculation against Mpox (monkeypox) following the detection of Taiwan's first local cases last week. ...

Taiwan reports first local Mpox cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Wednesday (March 1) reported two local monkeypox (Mpox) cases, the first domestic infections of the viral zoonotic disease, with authorities urging caution. A...

Taiwan reports 5th Mpox case, 39 contacts listed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday (Feb.21) announced the fifth case of monkeypox (Mpox) and 39 contacts have been identified and told to enter 21 d...