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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...
Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥)

Bat virus possible cause of pneumonia in Wuhan: CDC

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday that a new type of bat coronavirus is highly possible to be the...
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Tainan confirms first case of imported dengue fever this year

TAIPEI (CNA) — Tainan in southern Taiwan reported its first case of imported dengue fever this year in a female patient who recently vacationed...
Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥)

Unspecified pneumonia ruled out in hospitalized boy from Wuhan

TAIPEI (CNA) — Human metapneumovirus has been confirmed as having caused flu-like symptoms in a preschooler returning to Taiwan from Wuhan in China, quelling...
Huanan Seafood Market. Photo courtesy of the China News Service.(CNA)

CDC lists mysterious Wuhan virus as serious communicable disease

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan has listed a mysterious respiratory disease originating in Wuhan, China, as a category 5 communicable disease, providing a legal basis...

Han Kuo-Yu to push for more digital equipment in health industry

During the inception of the Dental Support Association (牙醫界後援會) on Dec. 7, KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-Yu emphasized that Taiwan’s medical tourism and bilingual...
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Two deaths reported as Taiwan enters peak flu season

TAIPEI (CNA) — Two people died of seasonal influenza in Taiwan last week, bringing the death toll since Oct. 1, 2019 to 26, the...
CNA file photo

Travelers fined US$4.5 million in 2019 for bringing pork into Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's government has fined inbound travelers roughly US$4.5 million for bringing in pork products from countries with African swine fever outbreaks...
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Taiwan researchers develop ECG-enabled smart watch

TAIPEI (CNA) — A Taiwanese research team has developed a wearable device that can be used to check heart function through an electrocardiogram (ECG)...

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