Topic: COVID-19

Let’s developments about the 2019-nCoV coronavirus.

Online vendors to start selling surgical masks Wednesday

TAIPEI (CNA) — At a time when the government has lifted a ban on the sale and exporting of domestic surgical masks amid the COVID-19...

Travelers risk fines for bucking rules on transport to quarantine sites

TAIPEI (CNA) — Arriving passengers who are required to remain in home quarantine for 14 days will be subject to a maximum fine of NT$1 million...

No new COVID-19 cases for 12 consecutive days: Taiwan CECC

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, keeping...

Taiwan reports no new COVID-19 cases for fourth time in month

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan on Sunday reported no new daily confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus for the fourth time in a month and no...
In virus outbreak, fretting over a name that might go viral

In virus outbreak, fretting over a name that might go viral

NEW YORK (AP) — West Nile virus, Lyme disease, Ebola virus. And now: 2019 nCoV? “Just rolls off the tongue, doesn't it?” said Trevor Hoppe, a...
New virus has infected more than 34,800 people globally

New virus has infected more than 34,800 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 34,800 people globally. The latest figures reported by global health authorities as of Saturday...

Foreign ministry working to transport Taiwanese back from India

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is coordinating with China Airlines (CAL) to transport stranded Taiwanese in India back home in...

McDonald’s teams up with Watsons, amba hotels to offer discounts

TAIPEI (CNA) — American fast food chain McDonald's said Wednesday that in conjunction with health care and beauty care chain Watsons and boutique hotel chain...

Photographer shares back story of shoot with digital minister

TAIPEI (CNA) — Photographer Kaii Chiang (江凱維) on Monday shared his experience in photographing Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳), who has worked on digital...

Government to offer preferential loans to workers affected by COVID-19

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Cabinet announced Tuesday that it will soon offer preferential short-term loans to workers who have suffered a loss of income due...

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