Category Archives: Health Services

UN Warns COVID-19 is ‘Roaring Back’ as Yemen Faces Famine

| April 16, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Thursday that the world’s largest humanitarian crisis in Yemen is getting even worse with the COVID-19 pandemic “roaring back” in recent weeks as the Arab world’s poorest country faces a large-scale famine.In a grim u…

WFP: Millions in West, Central Africa Facing Hunger Emergency

| April 16, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

The United Nations World Food Program warns that millions of people in West and Central Africa are facing catastrophic levels of hunger driven by conflict and soaring food prices.More than 31 million people, an increase of 10 million over last year, a…

Korean sentenced to 8 years in prison in DUI death of Taiwanese

| April 14, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-A 52-year-old South Korean driver, accused of killing a Taiwanese pedestrian in a drunk driving accident in Seoul last year, was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison, according to Korean media.South Korean prosecutors had been seeking a …

Taiwan offers free preventative medicine to HIV high-risk groups

| April 13, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Two groups of people in Taiwan considered at high risk for contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) now have access to free preventive treatment, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.The treatment, which comes in the form…

African Experts Urge Local COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing

| April 12, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Africa is lagging in vaccinating its people against the COVID-19 disease, and continental heads of state and international health officials say vaccine manufacturing must come to Africa in earnest to combat both the illness and future health emergencie…

Pentagon Chief Orders Review of Deadly 2020 Attack in Kenya

| April 12, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday ordered an Army review of an investigation into a January 2020 militant assault on the Manda Bay military base in Kenya that killed three Americans and wounded three others.In a written statement announcing…

Taiwan-made enterovirus vaccine clears trial, could hit market soon

| April 11, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Taiwan-based Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (MVC) on Sunday announced positive trial results for its enterovirus 71 (EV71) virus vaccine and expressed hope the vaccine could hit the market in Taiwan next year.At a press event, MVC spokesman Leo…

Death toll in Hualien train crash revised to 49: prosecutors

| April 11, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-The Hualien District Prosecutors Office on Sunday finalized its count of the number of deaths in a Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) train accident in the county on April 2, revising previous number to 49 from 50 after all human remains were …

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