Ecuador's ex-president detained in organized crime probe

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A former Ecuadorian president known for his wild antics has been detained in an organized crime probe as authorities investigate the murder of an Israeli man jailed in a possible...

Taiwan contacts of Belgian, Japanese, and Taiwanese Hongkonger all test negative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Aug. 12) announced that hundreds of people who came in contact with the infected Belgian, Japanese, and T...

Chargers' Lynn reveals he had coronavirus on 'Hard Knocks'

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — It didn't take long for “Hard Knocks: Los Angeles” to reveal its first major surprise of the season as Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said he had coronavirus during ...

The Latest: Most of Singapore foreign labor cleared of COVID

SINGAPORE — Singapore’s government says most foreign workers can now resume work as their dormitories have been cleared of COVID-19 after months of lockdown and virus testing. Peopl...

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the imm...

Coronavirus antibodies found in all target groups in Taiwan study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The preliminary results of an ongoing study between Taiwan's top university and Changhua County have found some positives out of approximately 3,000 residents of the c...

Positive cases found in mass local COVID-19 antibody test: experts

An ongoing mass testing program for COVID-19 antibodies in Changhua County has seen positive cases, suggesting there have been previous infections in the central Taiwan county, experts said Saturday. ...

No set guidelines for calling off US Open if COVID outbreak

A player testing positive for COVID-19 will be dropped from the U.S. Open, but the U.S. Tennis Association has not established how many infected participants would force the Grand Slam tournament to b...

Florida tops 500K virus cases as testing resumes after storm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida surpassed 500,000 coronavirus cases Wednesday as testing ramped up following a temporary shutdown of some sites because of Tropical Storm Isaias, state officials sa...

444 of 461 Taiwan contacts of Belgian have tested negative for coronavirus so far

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only 17 of the 461 people in Taiwan known to have come in contact with a Belgian man who tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) are still awaiting the result...

CECC shoots down National Taiwan University professor's speculation about Belgian case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) has shot down speculation by National Taiwan University (NTU) professor Tony Chen (陳秀熙) that the B...

441 Taiwan contacts of Belgian being tested for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 441 people in Taiwan who came in contact with a Belgian man who tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) are undergoing testing for the virus and an...

Tests: 2.5% of Italians had COVID-19, far more in the north

ROME (AP) — Antibody testing in Italy indicates that nearly 1.5 million people, or about 2.5% of the population, have had the coronavirus. But officials said Monday that huge geographic variations in ...

Taiwan sees new COVID-19 case while following-up on mystery case

Taiwan health authorities reported one new COVID-19 case Sunday, while continuing to test those who may have come into contact with a Belgian national to learn more about how he ended up testing posit...

Virus testing turnaround times reveal wide disparity

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Cameron Settles was swabbed for COVID-19 in mid-June at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando and it took him eight days to get the results. “Th...