Taiwan team develops antigen for Wuhan coronavirus within 10 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As scientists rush to develop treatment and vaccines for the Wuhan coronavirus, a team of Taiwanese scientists has developed the country's first self-produced antigen ...

Taiwan’s first COVID-19 death confirmed to have come into contact with an infected person

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first person to have died of COVID-19 in Taiwan was confirmed to have come into contact with an infected Taiwanese businessperson who had recently returned from China&...

Tips for ‘pet disinfection’ amid Wuhan virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese veterinarian has offered some tips for ‘pet disinfection’ to those worried their furkids might contract the potential lethally Wuhan coronavirus (C...

Taiwan reports 21st, 22nd cases of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday evening (Feb. 17) announced the 21st and 22nd confirmed cases of Wuhan coronavirus, both of whom were relativ...

China replaces leading officials in Hubei and Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) fired its top officials in Wuhan on Thursday (Feb. 13) after the epicenter of the Wuhan virus outbreak reported a soaring number of new c...

Where did they go? Millions left city before quarantine

SHANGHAI (AP) — For weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the fir...

Mapping app location data shows how virus spread in China

SHANGHAI (AP) — For weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the fir...

Spreading virus prompts China to put 34 cities on lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of people affected by the new coronavirus continues to rise, China as of Wednesday (Feb. 5) has placed a total of 34 cities on lockdown in an effort to conta...

Taiwan to ban entry of residents from China’s Zhejiang Province amid new virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will begin to ban entry of residents from China’s Zhejiang Province on Wednesday (Feb. 5) due to a serious outbreak of the new coronavirus in the province, re...

Taiwan to ban entry of foreigners having traveled to China in past 14 days

[Last update at 19:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the escalating outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China, Taiwan’s Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA) said on Tuesday...

China's Hangzhou introduces radical measures to curb coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese city of Hangzhou announced on Tue (Feb. 4) a series of drastic measures in a bid to contain the novel coronavirus that has sickened over 20,000 globally and cl...

International brands put business on hold in China amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many international brands have scaled down or suspended their operations in China as the new coronavirus continues to take its toll on lives and the economy, according to ...

China reports 361 dead from new virus, total of 17,205 cases

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday reported 361 have died on the mainland from the new virus, with an additional 2,829 new cases over the last 24 hours bringing the Chinese total to 17,205. ...

Pets could also contract Wuhan coronavirus: Chinese medical expert

[Last update January. 31 09:40] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese epidemiologist Li Lanjuan (李蘭娟) said Wednesday (Jan. 29) that since the Wuhan coronavirus is being passed between mammals, it is...

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced a temporary ban on the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish&rdqu...