Who Do You Trust?

  • 14 February, 2020
  • Natalie Tso

[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 Also, China’s top epidemiologist has released an unpublished study that sheds light on what the coronavirus patients have in common.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: https://williamyang.contently.com/ 

William Yang reports on coronavirus on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WilliamYang120

Taiwan Lantern Festival 2020: https://travel.taichung.gov.tw/