Taiwan reports 9th case of Wuhan coronavirus

9th case of China coronavirus reported from Taiwanese man who returned from Wuhan

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/01/30
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's ninth case of China coronavirus was reported on Thursday (Jan. 30)

Chen Shih-chung.  (CNA photo)

in what appears to be a case of a carrier who passed it on to his spouse.

At a press conference on Thursday, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced that a Taiwanese woman whose husband works in Wuhan has been diagnosed with the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The man was experiencing mild cold-like symptoms when he arrived in Taiwan on Jan. 12, but his wife began presenting serious symptoms on Monday (Jan. 27), causing her to seek medical attention and then admittance into a hospital the following day.    [FULL  STORY]

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