coronavirus

正冠狀病毒亞科(學名:Orthocoronavirinae)通稱冠狀病毒(Coronavirus),是一類可感染哺乳動物與鳥類的病毒,屬於網巢病毒目冠狀病毒科,為具有包膜的正單鏈RNA病毒。 --來自 維基百科


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2020/04/07 | Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus: Trump Warns India of Retaliation Over 'Game-Changer' Drug

The U.S. president has touted hydroxychloroquine as a "gift from God" in its potential to cure COVID-19. But India, the world’s main supplier of generic drugs, has banned its export.

2020/04/06 | Antonia Timmerman

Taiwan’s Vaunted Covid-19 Response Faces Test As Students Return Home

Thousands of students are returning to Taiwan to flee the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, challenging Taiwan's response system.

2020/04/06 | Daphne K. Lee

CECC Advises Self-Health Management for Holiday Travelers and Expands Face Mask Rules

Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center expanded the face mask requirement for all public transit and taxis. Domestic travelers who had gone on vacation over the holiday weekend are advised to work from home for 14 days.

2020/04/03 | The Conversation

Social Media Platforms Can Do More to Tamp Down Coronavirus Misinformation

Social media companies have tried to limit coronavirus misinformation, but they can do more.

2020/04/02 | Voice of America

Trump Stopped, But Taiwan Still Refers to Covid-19 as 'Chinese Virus'

Government officials, media, and the public in Taiwan call COVID-19 the "Wuhan pneumonia" after the Chinese city where it was discovered.

2020/04/01 | Daphne K. Lee

Starting April 1, Face Mask Use Mandated for Intercity Transportation

Ahead of the Tomb Sweeping holiday weekend, the Ministry of Transportation enforces face mask use on intercity rail and bus transportation. This regulation does not apply to the MRT or city buses.

2020/03/31 | UBI Taiwan

OPINION: Why Taiwan Needs to Have Emergency Basic Income Now

Taiwanese government should be offering financial assistance to individuals directly instead of corporations.

2020/03/31 | Michael Beltran

Basic Needs Unmet in the Philippines While Duterte Exploits Emergency Powers

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is taking advantage of his emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic while the elites benefit. But Filipino activist groups do not remain silent.

2020/03/31 | Deutsche Welle

'Chinese-Looking' Indians Targeted in Racist Attacks

A nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 has created panic and anger among Indians. Now there are reports of attacks against people from northeastern states that border China, Murali Krishnan reports.

2020/03/30 | Syrena Lin

How Do Taiwan's Coronavirus Hotline and Quarantine System Work?

The CECC advises people with coronavirus symptoms to call the 1922 hotline for consultation and reporting. How is a test arranged? What about those who are already in home quarantine?

2020/03/30 | Voice of America

Hassled in China, American Journalists Are Invited to Try Taiwan. Why Would They Go?

Taiwan's foreign minister said the five American journalists expelled from China are welcome to station in Taiwan.

2020/03/27 | Roy Ngerng

Taiwan's Digital Response to Covid-19: Impressive, But Is Privacy Respected?

Taiwan has made advances in tech and deployed big data in the fight against COVID-19. But can privacy be protected?

2020/03/27 | Voice of America

US Leads the World in Coronavirus Cases

New York state is the epicenter of the US outbreak, where the number of confirmed cases is growing by 3,000 a day.

2020/03/26 | East Asia Forum

China's Economic Growth Inextricable From the Rest of the World

Restoring China’s productive capacity in the coming weeks would require an unlikely revival of U.S. demand.

2020/03/25 | New Bloom

Taiwan Adopts Stricter Measures As Fears of Community Transmission Mount

Taiwan heightens its response to COVID-19 on fears that community transmission may be unavoidable.

2020/03/24 | Voice of America

Singapore Bucks Virus Trend as Schools Reopen

Facing the prospect of economic crisis, Singapore re-opens its schools.

2020/03/24 | Xiaochen Su

Coronavirus Furthers Chinese-Style Internet Censorship in Singapore

Singapore's use of its anti-misinformation law resembles Chinese-style censorship.

2020/03/23 | Voice of America

Coronavirus Technology Carries Troubling Side Effects for Privacy, Press Freedom 

Global emergency measures and tools to tackle COVID-19 outbreak risk privacy, free expression rights, international bodies warn.