WATCH: Taiwan Insider, Feb 13, 2020

  • 13 February, 2020
  • Paula Chao

[When faced with a global outbreak of a deadly virus, who do you turn to?]

In today’s Taiwan Insider, we tell you who WE trust, and debunk some of the most common myths about the new coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. Also, China’s top epidemiologist has released an unpublished study that sheds light on what the coronavirus patients have in common. We’ll bring you details in Taiwan Explained.


- How xenophobia is spreading as quickly as the disease

- The Toilet Paper Panic of 2020, on “Hashtag Taiwan”

- Fun facts about the Lantern Festival, in “Taiwan by Number” 

- Guess the Tireless Titan featured in “Who in Taiwan?”


DW’s East Asia Correspondent William Yang: 

William Yang reports on coronavirus on Twitter:

Taiwan Lantern Festival 2020:


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