By: Yeh Su-ping and Evelyn Kao
Taiwan's protective and isolation gowns have been imported from DuPont Co. in the United States since Taiwan confirmed its first coronavirus case in January, Tsai said during a visit to Taiwanese apparel manufacturer Makalot Industrial.
Previous to the outbreak, Taiwan imported most of its protective gowns from China.
But now, "our national team for the production of protective gowns and isolation gowns has been established," Tsai said, indicating that these high-end protective items can be fully made from scratch in Taiwan. [FULL STORY]