Topic: COVID-19

Let’s developments about the 2019-nCoV coronavirus.

Taiwan tight-lipped on WHO forum, calls for more inclusion

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Hours before Geneva wakes up to a global research and innovation forum at the World Health Organization (WHO, 世界衛生組織)...

Taiwan’s surgical mask output hits 13 million per day

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's daily surgical mask output has hit 13 million, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) announced Tuesday. The current daily output is more...

Taiwan bans travel by military personnel to contain virus spread

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Saturday temporarily suspended all overseas travel by the country's military personnel, to prevent the spread of...

New Zealand economy shrinks record 12% due to virus lockdown

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's economy shrank by a record 12.2% in the second quarter due to a strict coronavirus lockdown, but...

As virus cases drop, governors may gamble on bars. Again.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A guy walks into a bar, which still isn't allowed in Texas. But Jeff Brightwell owns this bar. Two months...
Health  officials trace British patient travels in outbreak

Health officials trace British patient travels in outbreak

LONDON (AP) — A middle-aged businessman from England who vacationed in the Alps has illustrated how the ease of international travel is complicating global...

外籍音樂家確診武漢肺炎曾來台 訪問的記者恐中鏢 | Taiwan reporters potentially infected by Australian musician: CECC

【看英文中國郵報學英文】今(5)日澳洲確診1名武漢肺炎個案,經中央流行疫情指揮中心追查後,確認是一名最近曾來台表演的外籍音樂家,指揮中心晚間召開記者會補充說明,依據外媒報導描述的個案資訊,經比對年齡(58歲)及轉機資訊(澳洲阿得雷德)後,已鎖定這一名音樂家,目前針對該對象的行程及相關接觸者進行疫調。 The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, 中央流行疫情中心) on Thursday confirmed that an Australian musician who recently performed in Taiwan was tested positive today to...
Australian bank official says virus is an economic unknown

Australian bank official says virus is an economic unknown

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's deadly wildfires will have no impact on the nation's economic growth this year but the impact of a new...

Rail, inter-city bus travelers required to wear masks from April 1

TAIPEI (CNA) — All members of the public must wear masks on trains and inter-city buses from April 1, Minister of Transportation and Communications Lin...

South Carolina’s lieutenant governor contracts COVID-19

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday, but is recovering in isolation with her family...