Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Taiwan. Follow Angela on Twitter @angela818.

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COVID-19: An interactive timeline

Coronavirus | Chinese subterfuge leaves the world in the dark as a pandemic spreads
by Mindy Belz, Angela Lu Fulton, Onize Ohikere & Michelle Schlavin
Posted 5/14/20, 05:04 pm

Editor’s Note: WORLD will periodically update this interactive timeline as the coronavrius pandemic unfolds.

 

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A baseball void gives Taiwan some limelight

Sports | With sporting events canceled around the world, Taiwan’s baseball league is one of only two playing
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 5/08/20, 03:49 pm

On the evening of April 30, CTBC Brothers faced off against the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions in a stadium in the southern city of Tainan. Typically, baseball games in Taiwan are noisy affairs with rowdy crowds and cheerleaders beating drums and leading call-and-response chants as spectators chomp on sweet Taiwanese sausages and fried chicken. 

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COVID-19: A timeline

Coronavirus | Chinese subterfuge leaves the world in the dark as a pandemic spreads
by Mindy Belz, Angela Lu Fulton, Onize Ohikere & Michelle Schlavin
Posted 5/07/20, 04:20 pm

November 17

A 55-year-old in China’s central Hubei province is the first known person to contract the disease COVID-19 caused by the new coronavirus (according to Chinese government data revealed in March 2020).

December 8

Date established by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 reported by Chinese authorities. An analysis of the first 41 patients found 27 had direct exposure to a Wuhan seafood market, although this case did not.

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