Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-22 17:30 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 26 1 2 China 76,291 2,345 3 Hong Kong 68 ...

Taiwan raises maximum age for children’s anti-coronavirus masks to 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beginning Saturday (Feb. 22), children of up to 13 years of age will be allowed to buy four face masks a week, according to a government announcement. Under current rat...

North American Taiwanese Medical Association to travel to WHA in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The North American Taiwanese Medical Association (NATMA) will send a delegation to the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva in May to plead Taiwan’s case for joinin...

Hume, Radebaugh ice N. Colorado's 68-66 win over S. Utah

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Bodie Hume hit a dagger 3-pointer with six seconds remaining and Jonah Radebaugh added an insurance free throw as Northern Colorado fended off Southern Utah 68-66 Thursday night....

Taiwan FamilyMart starts selling 75% alcohol to battle Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the panic buying of face masks and disinfectants out of fear of the Wuhan coronavirus continues to grip Taiwan, convenience store chain FamilyMart began sales of 75 per...

Harry Reid: Brokered convention 'not the end of the world'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday said it was possible the crowded Democratic primary race was headed toward a contentious convention fight and downplayed the poli...

District health centers in Taipei will begin to sell surgical masks on Feb 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All district health centers in Taipei City except Wenshan and Beitou will begin to sell surgical masks under the name-based system on Friday (Feb. 21), Taipei Deputy Mayor...

Taiwan pharmacies increase supply of rubbing alcohol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan confirmed its 21st and 22nd cases of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Taiwan Pharmacist Association (TPA) announced Monday (Feb. 17) that more than 6,000 Na...

Taiwan adds more masks to rationing system amid Wuhan coronavirus scare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced a new rationing system on Monday (Feb. 17), adding an additional 200 adult-size surgical masks and 150 child masks for each...

Surgical masks can be purchased at 303 local health centers across Taiwan starting Feb 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced on its website Saturday (Feb. 15) that starting Sunday, surgical masks supplied under the name-based system w...

Taiwan to monitor arrivals from Singapore and Thailand for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Travelers who have visited Singapore and Thailand within the previous 14 days will receive special attention for symptoms of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) such as fever...

Former health ministers back petition on Taiwan's WHO admission

A cross-party group of five former Taiwanese health ministers on Thursday (Feb. 13) urged the public to support a petition calling for Taiwan's admission to the World Health Organization (WHO). ...

Asian shares rise despite continuing virus fears

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher Wednesday, although the outbreak of a new virus in the region continued to weigh on investor sentiments. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.7% to finish ...

US survey finds smaller decline in medical bill worries

The proportion of people in families struggling to pay medical bills is down, but the number isn't dropping like it used to, according to a big government study. In a 2018 national ...

AP VoteCast: NH Democrats angry, seek alternative to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic voters in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary were angry at President Donald Trump's administration and eager to pick the candidate most likely to oust him from office. ...