Want China Times
Taiwan premier Mao Chi-kuo has set aside NT$30 million (US$920,000) from the
second reserve fund of the Executive Yuan to help Tainan city with dengue fever prevention and control efforts.
After receiving a report from the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Premier Mao told the health ministry, the Environmental Protection Administration, the Ministry of National Defense, and the Ministry of Education to coordinate their efforts to prevent the disease from spreading.
He directly approved the health ministry’s application for these funds to bolster dengue fever control efforts. [FULL STORY]