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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...
A woman uses a smartphone in darkness. (Shutterstock)

Taiwan girl becomes colorblind due to excessive phone use

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A 16-year-old girl from Kaohsiung, surnamed Liu (劉), became colorblind during her summer vacation due to excessive use of...
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...
A team at National Chiao Tung University has successfully developed a contact smart lens to detect dry eye syndrome, according to the statement by the university on Nov. 13. (Courtesy of NCTU)

Taiwan researchers beat Google with James Bond-like tech

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — A team at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU, 國立交通大學) has successfully developed a smart contact lens that detects dry eye...
Photo courtesy of the Tainan Public Health Bureau

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...
A joint Thailand-Taiwan Smart Healthcare Seminar and Trade Meeting is being held to work on making the Kingdom Asia’s medical hub (Shutterstock)

Taiwan offers helping hand to make Thailand Asian medical hub

BANGKOK (The Nation Thailand/ANN) — A joint Thailand-Taiwan Smart Healthcare Seminar and Trade Meeting was held today afternoon in Bangkok to work on making the Kingdom...
International Gastric Cancer Prevention and Treatment Consensus and the World Stomach Day took place at National Taiwan University Hospital today, with doctors and scholars around the world in attendance. (NTUH)

Innovative treatment could address stomach cancer

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The International Gastric Cancer Prevention and Treatment Consensus unfolded Tuesday at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) on the World Stomach Day...

CDC warns public of norovirus peak season

TAIPEI (CNA) Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a call Friday for the public to observe good hygiene, particularly at this time, which...
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed that an elderly patient in northern Taiwan has been infected with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS), a tick-borne viral disease, the first case of its kind ever reported in Taiwan. (Courtesy of The Centers for Disease Control)

Taiwan confirms 1st-ever case of tick-borne SFTS virus infection

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed that an elderly patient in northern Taiwan has been infected with severe fever...

Two Taipei hospitals fail air quality tests

TAIPEI (CNA) — Two hospitals in Taipei have been asked by municipal authorities to quickly improve their indoor air quality or risk a fine...

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