Coronavirus

I live in Taipei, Taiwan, and last Friday I had a barbecue at my rooftop. About 25 friends turned out to gather in a tight space to grill, drink beer, and chill. Nobody was concerned about being infected by coronavirus, and nobody even wore masks.

Since the coronavirus...(more)

Being in Taiwan during the coronavirus is surreal, especially seeing all of the news out there about how well Taiwan is doing handling the virus. Somehow I can’t imagine a developed country where people aren’t taking the same steps Taiwan has.

These are things like having my temperature...(more)

According to the Central Epidemic Outbreak Command Center (CECC) as of March 26, a total of 252 people have been diagnosed in Taiwan, with 29 lifted from quarantine.

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Taiwan has done a number of things to ensure that the Coronavirus doesn't get out of control and it's quite impressive to be here watching it happen.

There have been less than 100 cases as of Wednesday this week (4/19/2020) and international news is going wild reporting on this underdog...(more)

Most people in Taiwan are wearing masks because the news media is pumping out endless clickbait and bad news about the coronavirus. The fact is China people can't really get to Taiwan without all the red tape. So that means we don't really need to worry about it here in Taiwan, except for those...(more)