US Health Secretary Alex Azar waves on arrival in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFEUS Health Secretary Alex Azar waves on arrival in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Health Secretary Alex Azar waves on arrival in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE

US Health Secretary Alex Azar starts Taiwan visit and says he will ‘convey Donald Trump’s support for health leadership’ amid coronavirus pandemic

  • Azar becomes highest level US official to visit island since Washington switched diplomatic recognition in 1979
  • Beijing has reacted angrily to trip and has threatened retaliation

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US Health Secretary Alex Azar waves on arrival in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFEUS Health Secretary Alex Azar waves on arrival in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Health Secretary Alex Azar waves on arrival in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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