AIA Singapore pays tribute to essential workers, providing them with free protection, AIA #ShareTheLove Insurance plan, against infectious diseases including COVID-19 and dengue fever

The special coverage is part of the insurer’s regional #ShareTheLove movement to give back to the community – by protecting what matters most, and enabling healthier, longer, better lives for generati...

Pet birds allowed on Taipei MRT from Sept. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pet birds are now allowed on public buses and the MRT in Taipei, the Public Transportation Office (PTO) announced Tuesday (Sept. 1). Passengers can now bring their bird...

Central Taiwan farm culls 16,031 chickens over H5N5 avian flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A farm located in Changhua County’s Erlin Township was found to have chickens infected with the highly pathogenic H5N5 avian influenza. According to Tung Meng-chi...

NanoViricides Announces Addition to Russell Microcap(R) Index

SHELTON, US - ACCESSWIRE - June 30, 2020 - NanoViricides, Inc. (NYSE American: NNVC) (the "Company") a leader in the development of highly effective antiviral therapies based on a novel nanomedicines ...

Healthy pigs being killed as meatpacking backlog hits farms

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After spending two decades raising pigs to send to slaughterhouses, Dean Meyer now faces the mentally draining, physically difficult task of killing them even before they leave...

Coronavirus shakes the conceit of ‘American exceptionalism’

WASHINGTON (AP) — What if the real “invisible enemy” is the enemy from within — America's very institutions? When the coronavirus pandemic came from distant lands to the United State...

Industry scrambles to stop fatal bird flu in South Carolina

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An infectious and fatal strain of bird flu has been confirmed in a commercial turkey flock in South Carolina, the first case of the more serious strain of the disease in the Un...

Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — They are two disasters that require opposite responses: To save lives and reduce the spread of COVID-19, people are being told to remain isolated. But in a wildfire, thousands of f...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 16, the 76th day of 2020. There are 290 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 16,...

Straight-talking Fauci explains outbreak to a worried nation

WASHINGTON (AP) — If Dr. Anthony Fauci says it, you'd be smart to listen. As the coronavirus has upended daily life across the globe, Fauci has become the trusted voice in separating fact and fiction....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's rosy take on govt's handling of virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the stock market convulses, airline schedules buckle and businesses worry their overseas supply lines will snap, President Donald Trump is looking on the sunny side of an economy ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's misguided boast on virus poll ratings

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is making a misleading boast about his job performance on the coronavirus, claiming that recent polls point to high public approval even after delays by the fe...

Stress, rumors, even violence: Virus fear goes viral

TOKYO (AP) — You might have heard that the fear of a new virus from China is spreading faster than the actual virus. From earnest officials trying to calm a building panic. From you...

China lifts import ban on US poultry due to coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese government announced Monday (Feb. 17) the country will lift the ban on the import of poultry products from the U.S., a decision believed to have been made due ...

China’s Sichuan reports H5N6 bird flu as it struggles to cope with Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While China scrambles to contain the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, the recurrence of various types of bird flu appears to be adding to its woes, most recently an H5N6 outbre...