Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

White House: States need to better calibrate supply requests The White House said Monday that some states are requesting far more medical supplies than they need to fight the coronavirus pandemic, ...

Taiwan reports only 3 new cases of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan continues its long war to defeat the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced only three new cases of the disease on Tu...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Latest News Taiwan experts call for blanket coronavirus testing for kids living with suspected cases#coronavirus #COVID19https://t.co/f3ECJxxMoq pic.twitter.com/kPSXzFE04S — Taiwan News (@...

The Latest: New Zealand official demoted for lockdown breach

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...

UK finds millions of antibody tests ordered from China useless

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — News broke on Monday (April 6) that millions of antibody tests for Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) have been found to be faulty, in yet another example of China providing sub...

Quarantined couple found dead from apparent suicide in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A couple who had been living under quarantine after visiting Japan was found dead from an apparent suicide late last week, but the coroner found they tested negative for W...

As coronavirus spreads, some Venezuelans opt to return home

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As Colombia continues with a nationwide lockdown to control the new coronavirus, some of the millions of Venezuelans who have gone abroad in recent years are deciding they are ...

Virus is mostly mild and rarely fatal for US kids, data show

The first national data on COVID-19 in U.S. children suggest that while the illness usually isn’t severe in kids, some do get sick enough to require hospital treatment. The Centers ...

NHL playoff scenarios run the gamut of where, when and how

Shorts and skates don’t usually mix. Maintaining NHL-quality ice in August or holding a Stanley Cup Final in September? Those are far from the norm, too. With the NHL playoffs, whic...

Son to undertake military service during EPL suspension

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham forward Heung-min Son will undertake mandatory military service in his native South Korea while the English Premier League is suspended indefinitely because of the coronavirus ...

Taiwanese woman 1st foreigner deported for violating S. Korea's quarantine rule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman on Sunday (April 5) became the first foreigner to be deported from South Korea for refusing to pay for her mandatory 14-day quarantine. In order to pr...

Taiwan lawmakers call for punishment of quarantine evaders and accomplices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Individuals who help others break quarantine rules amid the coronavirus pandemic should be held accountable, Taiwanese lawmakers urged Monday (April 6). Legislator Clai...

Taiwanese doctor advises avoiding Qingming travelers for 14 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advises those who went on trips during the Qingming holiday to monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days, a Taiwanese doctor ...

South Africa's TB, HIV history prepares it for virus testing

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa, one of the world's most unequal countries with a large population vulnerable to the new coronavirus, may have an advantage in the outbreak, honed d...

From Iran's hot zone, Afghans flee home, spreading virus

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Mahdi Noori, a young Afghan refugee in Iran, was left jobless when the factory where he’d worked cutting stone was shut down because of the coronavirus outbreak. He had no mo...