Taiwan’s health minister Chen Shih-chung has called for the self-governing island to be allowed back to the World Health Organisation’s annual summit. Photo: CNA Taiwan’s health minister Chen Shih-chung has called for the self-governing island to be allowed back to the World Health Organisation’s annual summit. Photo: CNA
Taiwan’s health minister Chen Shih-chung has called for the self-governing island to be allowed back to the World Health Organisation’s annual summit. Photo: CNA

Coronavirus: US ‘supports Taiwan joining WHO events’ in ministerial phone call

  • Rare discussion between ministers highlights cooperation on the pandemic, in contrast to US-China tensions on the subject
  • Taiwan health minister says US backs the island, not a WHO member, taking part in global events to share its expertise after curbing the outbreak

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Taiwan’s health minister Chen Shih-chung has called for the self-governing island to be allowed back to the World Health Organisation’s annual summit. Photo: CNA Taiwan’s health minister Chen Shih-chung has called for the self-governing island to be allowed back to the World Health Organisation’s annual summit. Photo: CNA
Taiwan’s health minister Chen Shih-chung has called for the self-governing island to be allowed back to the World Health Organisation’s annual summit. Photo: CNA
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