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A person wearing a face mask is seen in a photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020. (CNA)

Authorities reassure public amid risks of face masks shortage

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — There is no rush to snap up face masks, Taiwan's epidemic response command center said on Wednesday, as fear...
People are seen wearing face masks at Taoyuan International Airport in a photo take on Jan. 22, 2020. (CNA)video

Spare one life-saving minute: Learn to protect yourself from 2019-nCoV

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan is on the front line of the 2019-nCoV outbreak, still, it is excluded from direct communications with the World Health...
President Tsai Ing-wen speaks at a press conference on Jan. 22, 2020. (CNA)

President Tsai urges public to stay calm, asks Beijing for transparency

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) urged Taiwan public to stay calm in the midst of the SARS-like virus outbreak on Wednesday, and...
Chen Shih-Chung, Minister of Ministry of Health and Welfare speaks at a press conference on Tuesday. (CNA)

Taiwan reports first confirmed 2019-nCoV case

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The government's epidemic response command center reported Tuesday evening the first confirmed 2019-nCoV case in Taiwan. The epidemic response command center...
A man is seen washing his hands in a photo taken on Jan. 21, 2020. (CNA)

Currently no confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV in Taiwan: CDC

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A female traveler showing symptoms of the SARS-like virus is under quarantine at a local hospital, Hualien County Health...
A seafood market in Wuhan, China where 2019-nCoV outbreak was first reported. (Photo courtesy of China News Service)

Epidemic response command center set up for coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan on Monday set up an epidemic response command center to contain the spread of a new type of coronavirus as...
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) speaks at a press conference on Jan. 19, 2020. (CNA)

Taiwan braces for SARS-like virus; 2 cases confirmed in Beijing

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 衛生福利部疾病管制署) has warned visitors who plan to visit Wuhan City or the vicinity of it...
Taiwan raises travel alert for Wuhan City over coronavirus outbreak

Taiwan raises travel alert for Wuhan City over coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control on Thursday upgraded its travel alert for Wuhan, citing the possibility of limited human-to-human transmission of...
Image from Danny Hsu Shang-te and Chang Hui-wen's research paper

Taiwanese researchers report cat disease virus structure

TAIPEI (CNA) — Researchers at Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University (NTU) have made a breakthrough in understanding the structure of the virus that...
Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥)

Taiwanese experts arrive in Wuhan to learn more about strange virus

TAIPEI (CNA) — Two Taiwanese health experts have arrived in Wuhan to find out more about the mysterious pneumonia outbreak that has so far...

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