Virologist releases paper claiming coronavirus made in Chinese lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese virologist and whistleblower on Monday (Sept. 14) followed through on her pledge to release a paper explaining how the genome of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Chinese virologist claims coronavirus derived from 'Zhoushan bat virus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese virologist and whistleblower on Wednesday (Aug. 5) claimed the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is a chimera based on the "Zhoushan bat virus" and chastise...

'Zero chance' coronavirus is natural: Chinese virologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese virologist and whistleblower on Sunday (Aug. 2) agreed that based on its genetic structure there is a "zero chance" that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-1...

Australian minister disappointed at China’s unwillingness to ease tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Simon Birmingham, Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism, and Investment, said on Monday (June 8) that he felt disappointed by China's unwillingness to ease trade...

Shinzo Abe says coronavirus originated in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday (May 25) it is an established fact that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) originated in China. Speaking at a press confere...

China state media calls Australia 'dog' of US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic continues to rage, tensions between Australia and China have begun to flare. Chinese state media outlet the Global Times has lashed ou...

The Latest: WHO warns against rush to ease virus rules

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...