The Latest: OSU linebacker tests positive following protest

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga says he tested positive for COVID-...

Doctors sue to block FDA abortion pill rule during pandemic

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Requiring patients to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to get an abortion pill is needlessly risking their health during the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of physician...

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The author of a federal report that found U.S. hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies and equipment says she is not intimidated by criticism from President Don...

Asia Today: Philippines trying to ease quarantine congestion

As about 24,000 Filipinos who lost their jobs abroad are being transported by land, sea or air to their provincial homes, the president warned local officials not to refuse them entry out of coronavir...

Taiwan offers coronavirus tests to citizens traveling or studying overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese who want to travel or study overseas will be allowed to pay for coronavirus tests even if they plan to visit countries outside of Southeast Asia, the Central Epi...

Taiwan university develops 15-minute coronavirus test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A university in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung has developed a quick test for the coronavirus (COVID-19) that is said to identify asymptomatic patients in 15 minutes. Led by ...

Thailand seeks to restart tourism on islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Once the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is over, Thailand might seek to launch the reopening of its vital tourism sector on islands like Phuket and Koh Samui, repor...

Taiwan to shorten quarantine for short-term business travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Business travelers from countries with lower coronavirus risks will be subject to a shortened quarantine upon entry to Taiwan as the country prepares to relax its border c...

Chinese media estimates 500,000 coronavirus cases in Wuhan, quickly deletes news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Wuhan officials had pledged to test all 11 million of the city's residents amid a new outbreak, news surfaced that potentially 500,000 could be found to be infected...

Taiwan considers allowing visits by business travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis recedes in Taiwan, the nation is considering loosening restrictions on visits by business travelers, with details to be worked o...

Court: Brazil president tested negative 3 times for virus

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested negative three times for the coronavirus in March after he attended a widely publicized meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Florida, ...

Cavs' Nance grateful for chance to practice during pandemic

CLEVELAND (AP) — There's been a massive void in Larry Nance Jr.'s life that no amount of watching Korean soccer games, practicing yoga, riding a stationary bike or playing video games can ever replace...

Cuomo: NY has seen 100 children with illness linked to virus

Amber Dean had recovered from a mild bout of the coronavirus and her family of five had just ended their home quarantine when her oldest son, 9-year-old Bobby, fell ill. “At first it...

New coronavirus test is imperfect step toward mass screening

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new type of coronavirus test offers a cheaper, quicker way to screen for infections, moving the U.S. toward the kind of mass screening that experts say is essential to returning mi...

African nations seek their own solutions in virus crisis

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A loud hiss and grunt come from a green bag pressing air through a tube, as Senegalese researchers work to develop a prototype ventilator that could cost a mere $160 each instead...