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U.S. CDC says travelers should still wear masks on airplanes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday recommended travelers continue to wear masks in airplanes, trains and airports despite a judge's April 18...

50% of Taiwan's COVID deaths this year unvaccinated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the new wave of COVID cases caused by the Omicron variant in Taiwan, 50% of deaths occurred in people who were not vaccinated against the virus. During a press con...

Taiwan reports 23,102 local COVID cases, 5 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 23,102 local COVID cases on Tuesday (May 3), a 29% increase from the previous day and breaking the 20,000 mark for the...

Taiwan surpasses 100,000 total case mark for COVID, vast majority mild

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (April 29) surpassed the 100,000 COVID case mark of combined local and imported cases, a more than fourfold increase from one month ago, but the overwhelm...

Taiwan reports 11,974 local COVID cases, total cases surpass 100,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 11,974 local COVID cases on Friday (April 29), topping 10,000 cases for the second day in a row. CECC head Chen Shi...

Taiwan surpasses 10,000 local COVID case mark with 11,353 infections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 11,353 local COVID cases on Thursday (April 28), the first time the country has reported more than 10,000 infections i...

Taiwan reports 8,822 local COVID cases, 2 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 8,822 local COVID cases on Wednesday (April 27) and two deaths. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 101 ...

More than half of Americans have had COVID infections, U.S. study shows

Following the record surge in COVID-19 cases during the Omicron-driven wave, some 58% of the U.S. population overall and more than 75% of younger children have been infected with the coronavirus since...

Taiwanese split on 'coexisting with COVID' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new poll released on Tuesday (April 26) revealed that Taiwanese are split over the government's policy to "coexist with COVID," with slightly more people o...

Taiwan reports 5,108 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 5,108 local COVID cases on Monday (April 25). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 113 imported cases. Th...

Taiwan reports 3,766 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (April 22) announced 3,766 local COVID cases, a 26% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中)...

Taiwan reports 2,386 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 20) announced 2,386 local COVID cases, a 46% increase from the previous day. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳...

Taiwan reports 1,626 local COVID cases, 2 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 1,626 local COVID cases and two deaths on Tuesday (April 19). CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 101 im...

Taiwan residents to be given quota of 5 COVID test kits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Omicron cases rapidly ramping up, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (April 18) announced that it will launch a new home test kit rationing scheme s...

Mild COVID cases in Taiwan can leave quarantine as early as 4th day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Monday (April 18) that people with mild COVID symptoms can end isolation as soon as four days after the onset of sympt...