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SCW NEWSWATCH: "U.S. health chief arrives in Taiwan on trip condemned by China" - Reuters 8.9.20

"... [HHS] Secretary Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan ... the highest ... U.S. official ... visit[ing] in four decades, a trip condemned by China which claims ... [Taiwan] ... irritating Sino-U.S. relations. ... Azar is coming to strengthen economic and public-health cooperation ... and support Taiwan’s international role ... fighting the pandemic. ... sign[ing] a health cooperation memorandum of understanding with Taiwan’s government and visit[ing] Taiwan’s Centres for Disease Control. ... Taiwan’s early and effective steps to fight ... [Covid-19 coronavirus] have kept ... case numbers far lower than ... its neighbours, with 480 infections ... [and] seven deaths ... with [m]ost cases ... imported. ..."

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