Doubts remain after China declares victory over coronavirus

April 4 will be China's Qingming festival, which is known as "Tomb-Sweeping Day" in English. On this day, many Chinese pay their respects to their ancestors by bringing flowers to their ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC's “This Week" — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Gov. John Bel Edwards, D-La.; former White House homeland s...

Taiwan government takes novel approach to fighting novel coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s government agencies are gearing up to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) taking a cue from...

Can blood from coronavirus survivors treat the newly ill?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hospitals are gearing up to test if a century-old treatment used to fight off flu and measles outbreaks in the days before vaccines, and tried more recently against SARS and Eb...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 24 The Chicago Tribune on adopting a pet while social distancing amid t...

Drugmaker backpedals on specialty status for COVID-19 drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing public criticism, the maker of a promising coronavirus drug said Wednesday it will waive a special regulatory designation that could have allowed it to block competition and b...

Tea might inhibit proliferation of coronavirus: Taiwan study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A chemical compound prevalent in tea might be able to inhibit the proliferation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the human body, according to the latest findings of a Taiw...

WHO ignored Taiwan's warnings about coronavirus in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (March 24) confirmed that it had warned the World Health Organization (WHO) about the human-to-human transmissio...

Taiwan offers relief, resources to allies to combat coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been helping its allies in the fight against the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has sickened nearly 150,000 people worldwide and killed over 4,00...

Potential coronavirus treatment granted rare disease status

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pharmaceutical giant that makes a promising coronavirus drug has registered it as a rare disease treatment with U.S. regulators, a status that can potentially be worth millions i...

Can blood from coronavirus survivors treat the newly ill?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hospitals are gearing up to test if a century-old treatment used to fight off flu and measles outbreaks in the days before vaccines, and tried more recently against SARS and Ebola, j...

A timeline of the debate to postpone the Tokyo Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — How the debate over postponing the 2020 Tokyo Olympics changed this year during the coronavirus outbreak: Jan 11 "We are aware of the r...

Taiwan foreign minister shares Wuhan virus response with Canadian media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) was interviewed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) over the weekend on how the island country has managed to contain...

How to protect against Wuhan coronavirus

What is COVID-19? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the coronavirus disease that originated in Wuhan, China, is caused by a new strain of coronavirus that was discovered in 2019 and...

Iran leader refuses US help, citing virus conspiracy theory

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's supreme leader refused U.S. assistance Sunday to fight the new coronavirus, citing an unfounded conspiracy theory that the virus could be man-made by America....