Taiwan concerned about expansion of Japanese encephalitis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Concern was growing about the expansion of Japanese encephalitis as three new cases were reported Tuesday (June 25) in three different areas of the northwest and south. ...

22nd case of dengue fever confirmed in Kaohsiung

Taipei, (CNA) The 22nd indigenous case of dengue fever in Kaohsiung this year has been confirmed, with the female patient being hospitalized after seeking medical treatment, the Centers for Disease Co...

First Japanese encephalitis death reported as it spreads in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday (June 18) announced that there have been three new reported cases of Japanese encephalitis in Taiwan, including one death, the ...

Han 'can't even deal with one mosquito, much less Taiwan': Premier Su

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) claimed that the responsibility for dealing with Kaohsiung's dengue fever outbreak lies with Pre...

Kaohsiung mayor dodges question about 2 million HK protestors, dengue fever spreads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When asked to comment about the two million protestors who turned up in Hong Kong on Sunday (June 16), itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu...

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil

NITEROI, Brazil (AP) — Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any different from all the others. ...

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil

NITEROI, Brazil (AP) — Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any different from all the others. ...

Kaohsiung reports 3 new indigenous dengue fever cases

Southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung City reported another three new cases of indigenous dengue fever last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed on Monday. The new incidences are believe...

Taiwanese student tests positive for Zika virus after a trip to Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man has been diagnosed with Zika virus after his trip to Vietnam, announced the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and it becomes the first confirmed case of the dis...

Taiwan's first indigenous dengue case this year reported

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has announced this year’s first indigenous case of dengue fever—the earliest it has broken out in three years. The CDC mad...

Taiwan scientists develop new mosquito trap that could save lives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) have developed a new high-tech mosquito trap that can potentially curb the progression of virus epidemics. CNA reports NH...

Whale songs and war: The less talked-about climate impacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Near Antarctica, whales are singing in deeper tones to cut through the noise of melting icebergs. In California, a big college football rivalry game was postponed until Saturday beca...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 26 The Washington Post on a new federal climate change report: ...

Venezuela's vanishing red bird gets a coffee pick-me-up

CARAYACA, Venezuela (AP) — Images of a tiny red bird that barely fills the palm of one's hand appear everywhere in Venezuela — printed on money, labels of craft beer bottles and the cover of children'...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 26 The New York Times says the U.S. Senate needs to stop ramming throug...