By: Wu Che-hao, Sunrise Huang,
Chen Chih-chung and Chiang Yi-ching
Amid pushback from scholars and Changhua officials, Chen said the purpose of the investigation was not to penalize anyone but rather to find out what really happened.
At the heart of the issue is the case of a Taiwanese teenager who was confirmed Monday to have COVID-19, after he was tested two days before by the Changhua County Health Bureau.
The teenager, who lives in the U.S., had no symptoms of the disease upon arrival in Taiwan on Aug. 5 or while he was in quarantine, yet the county's health bureau had him tested on Aug. 15, the CECC said. [FULL STORY]