Kansas City, St. Louis leaders urge lakegoers to quarantine

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Leaders in Kansas City, St. Louis and the state of Kansas urged people who partied close together at Lake of the Ozarks over the Memorial Day weekend to self-quarantine for two we...

Taiwan raises travel alert for Chinese provinces over H9N2 concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 25) raised its travel advisory for the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Fujian to a Level 2 alert, foll...

Taiwan issues warning against visiting popular beaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (April 4) took the unprecedented step of texting a nationwide warning advising people not to travel to the beach res...

Trump considers limits on domestic travel to virus hot spots

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he is weighing grounding domestic flights between coronavirus hot spots as he ramps up efforts to try to contain the pandemic's spread. ...

Japan to ban entry from 73 countries, including Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is planning to include an additional 49 countries, including Taiwan, on its entry ban list due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Japan Foreign Ministe...

New York City's poorer neighborhoods hit hardest by virus

NEW YORK (AP) — As coronavirus cases in New York City topped 30,000, President Donald Trump said he would issue a travel advisory urging people in the region to avoid traveling out of the area for 14 ...

The Latest: New Zealand reports its 1st coronavirus death

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...

New York residents urged to avoid travel as virus spreads

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. health authorities urged millions of residents of the New York City region to avoid non-essential travel due to surging coronavirus infections there as deaths in the United States ...

The Latest: Japan to begin quarantining all visiting from US

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 339,000 people and killed more than 14,700. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but ...

Taiwan implements workplace flexibility for overseas staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) said on Thursday the ministry has implemented a policy of workplace flexibility for staff at six overseas locations, CNA reported....

Taiwan issues level-3 travel warning for all of U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced Wednesday (March 18) it was expanding its level-3 travel warning to include all of the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, meaning that trav...

Student from university in S. Taiwan contracts Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A student at a public university in southern Taiwan became the country's 75th confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) after going on a trip to Germany. At a ...

New Taipei borough chief accused of risky, boondoggle trip to Spain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tour group led by a New Taipei borough chief and community members have come under fire for traveling to Europe as it is being ravaged by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19...

Taiwan declares Level-3 warning for 42 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Arrivals from 42 countries will have to spend 14 days in quarantine beginning Tuesday (March 17), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Monday (March 16). ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Dems and politics of the pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans normally hear from President Donald Trump when he is opining on Twitter, riffing from a rally stage or otherwise improvising. This past week was different as he sat in the ...