Taiwan marks 200 days without local coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 29) marked 200 days without a local confirmed case of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). The passage of 200 days in Taiwan without a local coron...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Oct. 27 The Los Angeles Times on the Dodgers' World Series win: ...

Taiwan man suffers with coronavirus for 8 days after test vial snafu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A test tube mixup led to one Taiwanese man languishing in quarantine for over a week without knowing he had the coronavirus and another living in fear thinking he had been...

Lilly stays confident in possible COVID drug after setback

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly continues to back a potential COVID-19 treatment despite research showing that it may not work on hospitalized patients. The drugmaker said Tuesday it ...

Lilly antibody drug fails in a COVID-19 study; others go on

U.S. government officials are putting an early end to a study testing an Eli Lilly antibody drug for people hospitalized with COVID-19 because it doesn’t seem to be helping them. In...

In hard-hit Peru, worry mounts over both COVID-19 and dengue

PUCALLPA, Peru (AP) — Two of Lidia Choque’s close family members had already gotten sick with the new coronavirus when the mosquitos arrived. The 53-year-old woman lives in a wooden ...

2 Taiwanese infants, 1 adult test positive for coronavirus upon arrival in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 21) announced it had received notifications via a World Health Organization National IHR Focal Point...

Indonesian student is Taiwan's latest imported coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 21) announced that one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been imported from Indonesia. ...

Argentina passes 1 million cases as virus hits Latin America

USHUAIA, Argentina (AP) — At the edge of Argentina in a city known as “The End of the World,” many thought they might be spared from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. Sitting f...

Coronavirus: Russia tightens restrictions, but avoids lockdown

During the first wave of the new coronavirus in March, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned people of taking a devil-may-care-attitude towards the pandemic. The mentality is such a part of Russian ...

3 Japanese test positive for coronavirus after returning from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 14) announced that it had received notifications via the World Health Organization's National IH...

The Latest: India reports over 63,000 new coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI — India has confirmed more than 63,000 new cases of the coronavirus, an increase of over 8,000 from the previous day but still far fewer than it was reporting a month ago, when the virus was...

Asian shares track Wall Street decline on pandemic jitters

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after pandemic concerns snapped a four-day winning streak on Wall Street. Rising coronavirus counts in many countries ...

Business Highlights

___ Landlords are getting squeezed between tenants and lenders NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to sympathetic figures, landlords aren’t exactly at the top of the list...

Possible safety issue spurs pause of COVID-19 antibody study

Independent monitors have paused enrollment in a study testing the COVID-19 antiviral drug remdesivir plus an experimental antibody therapy being developed by Eli Lilly that’s similar to a treatment P...