Topic: COVID-19

Let’s developments about the 2019-nCoV coronavirus.

Oops, says Emmy: ‘This Is Us’ actor gets Emmy after mix-up

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a virtual Emmys version of the wrong-winner Oscars gaffe, Ron Cephas Jones’ guest actor award for “This Is Us”...

UK to ration COVID-19 testing amid testing failures

LONDON (AP) — U.K. lawmakers criticized the government's handling of the COVID-19 testing crisis for a second day Wednesday as opposition leaders said Prime...

The Latest: Harris, Clinton raise cash with ‘SNL’ mimics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times local):6:30 p.m.Kamala Harris, Hillary Clinton and the women who play them on...
China finishes new hospital for virus patients as toll grows

China finishes new hospital for virus patients as toll grows

BEIJING (AP) — China sent medical workers and equipment Monday to its just-completed 1,000-bed hospital for treating victims of a new virus that has...

Taiwan confirms 1 new case of COVID-19

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan reported one new case of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday, bringing the total number of infections to 427 since...
World's top shipper expects virus outbreak to hurt earnings

Taiwan raises travel alert for S. Korea as infections increase

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday issued a yellow travel alert for South Korea, warning travelers to exercise extra...
Starlux will launch flights to Cebu, the second-largest city in the Philippines, on July I, delaying the original launch scheduled for April 6. (NOWnews)

StarLux postpones launch of Philippine flights in wake of ban

TAIPEI (CNA) — StarLux Airlines Co. announced Wednesday that it is postponing the launch of its Taoyuan-Cebu route until July 1, in the wake...

Taiwan laments WHO’s inaction on its alert on coronavirus

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's government has confirmed a media report saying the World Health Organization (WHO) failed to pass on its warning at the end...
Commerce secretary: China virus could bring jobs back to US

Commerce secretary: China virus could bring jobs back to U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested Thursday that the viral outbreak in China might offer an unexpected benefit for the U.S. economy:...

Guatemalan president tests positive for new coronavirus

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said Friday he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, but he told a local radio...