Autopsies reveal differences between SARS and coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first autopsies of victims from the Wuhan virus (COVID-19) have demonstrated significant differences from those who died of the SARS epidemic, according to Chinese pul...

Exclusive: Chinese doctors say Wuhan coronavirus reinfection even deadlier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It’s possible to get infected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a second time, according to doctors on the frontline in China’s city of Wuhan, leading to dea...

Chinese SARS expert predicts coronavirus outbreak will end in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned Chinese pulmonologist Zhong Nanshan (鍾南山) said Tuesday (Feb. 11) that the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic will reach its peak at the end of the month and w...

China still mostly closed down as virus deaths pass 1,000

BEIJING (AP) — The daily death toll in China from a new virus topped 100 for the first time, pushing the total fatalities above 1,000 Tuesday as the World Health Organization announced a new nam...

China changes counting scheme to lower Wuhan virus numbers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The daily reports of Wuhan virus infections in China will likely begin to drop as the government has decided to stop counting patients who test positive for the disease bu...

Wuhan virus incubation period lasts up to 24 days: Chinese expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The incubation period for the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) can last up to 24 days, according to a study by renowned Chinese pulmonologist Zhong Nanshan (鍾南山). The stud...

Wild animals sold at seafood market blamed for viral outbreak in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the cause of the viral outbreak in Wuhan, China, being identified as human exposure to wild animals, there have been shocking revelations about the wide variety of an...

Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus

BEIJING (AP) — The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the pos...

China coronavirus claims 4th victim as more screenings added

BEIJING (AP) — A fourth person has died in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, authorities said Tuesday, as more places stepped up medical screening of travelers from the country as it enters i...