Number of new HIV infections decreases by 26% YoY as of July 31: Taiwan CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) said in a press release last week that the number of new HIV infections in Taiwan was 1,156 as of July 31, 2018, which is a 2...

Public urged to take precautions as Taiwan CDC confirms 7 new Japanese encephalitis cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on Tuesday (June 12) announced that seven new Japanese encephalitis cases have been confirmed in Taiwan. The new cases incl...

Taiwan CDC announces this year’s first death from severe enterovirus infection in newborn 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—On June 5, 2018, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced the first death from severe enterovirus infection in a newborn boy who resided in eastern Taiw...

Taiwan CDC advises public to heighten vigilance for measles as this year’s 8th imported case confirmed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--On May 22, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced this year’s eighth imported measles case in a 30-year-old male who resides in northern Taiwan. D...

Taiwan CDC confirms 2 new cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Two new cases of enterovirus infection with severe complications have been confirmed in Taiwan, according to a press release of the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC...

This year’s first Japanese encephalitis case in Taiwan confirmed 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As Taiwan confirmed this year’s first Japanese encephalitis case on Monday, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) urged the public to heighten vigilance,...

Taiwan CDC raises travel notice level for DRC to Level 2: Alert for Ebola virus disease

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on Tuesday raised the travel notice for Ebola virus for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Level 2: Alert, adv...

Taiwan CDC urges people to avoid raw food and contaminated beverages to ward off typhoid fever 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Last week the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced one new imported case of typhoid fever in an over 20-year-old female who resides in northern Taiwan. ...

13 measles cases now linked to Tigerair Taiwan: CDC

Taipei, April 20 (CNA) A flight attendant who works for Tigerair Taiwan has been confirmed with the measles, raising the total number of victims who developed the cluster disease to 13, the Centers fo...

Taiwan CDC and Acer jointly launch AI-based 'Flu Forecasting Station' website  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- The Taiwan Center for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) and Acer jointly launched the “Flu Forecasting Station” website on April 11, 2018. The public can now has easy acc...

Public urged to heighten vigilance for rubella, seek immediate medical attention when symptoms develop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) said Wednesday that the agency has traced the contacts of a confirmed rubella case and found none of them had developed any su...

This year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in Taiwan confirmed 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on April 3 announced this year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in a 44-year-old male who resides in northern Ta...

Measles-infected flight attendants traveled around Taiwan, Macau, Japan before diagnosis 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed yesterday evening that two more cases of measles in Taiwan have been contracted by flight attendants,...

Taiwan CDC urges travelers to areas affected by measles epidemic to determine need for vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on March 29 urged adult travelers planning to visit areas affected by measles epidemic to visit the outpatient trave...

Public advised to take precautions against scrub typhus when engaging in outdoor activities 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—In a press release issued by Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) last week, the agency urged the public to take precautions against scrub typhus when doing outdo...