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The Tai-Ex opened down 11-points this morning from yesterday's close, at
10,019 on turnover of 1.4-billion N-T.
T*Hepatitis C cluster linked to reused syringes
Five hepatitis C cases have been linked to reused needles at a Taoyuan clinic.
The Centers for Disease Control say the five patients got injections at Wei
They were diagnosed (診斷) with acute hepatitis C between January and May of
Investigators found that the clinic reused syringes and needles instead of
throwing them away after one use.
It's the first time a mass hepatitis C infection has ever been reported in
Health officials believe around 1-thousand-200 people could have been
T*Two arrested for supplying fake vaccines
Two people have been arrested for giving pig farmers fake vaccines.
The Yun-Lin District Prosecutors' Office says the fake vaccines caused
piglets to die at farms in Yunlin and Changhua.
The diluted vaccines were sold for $63 NT per dose (劑量).
Officials say the two suspects made at least $25-million NT.
They face up to seven years in prison and a fine of up to $4.5-million NT.
T*Violent crime and theft cases down
Officials say the number of violent crime and theft cases are lower this
year, compared with 2016.
Police say there were 417 violent crime cases from January to April this year.
That's down 22-percent from the same period last year.
And there were 16-thousand-520 thefts or burglaries during January to April
That's down 11-percent from the same time last year.
Trump FBI Flynn investigation
The White House says U-S President Donald Trump did not ask the FBI director
to stop investigating a White House official.
Our U.S. correspondent Priscilla Huff reports:
France President UN meeting
French President Emmanuel Macron met with the United Nations
The two talked about peace, security, and human rights.
On Monday, Macron met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
Macron will meet with European Council president Donald Tusk today.
He is also scheduled to announce other new members of the French government.
The announcement was pushed back a day so the candidates could be checked for
conflicts of interest (利益衝突).
Tunisia state of emergency
Tunisia's president is extending the country's state of emergency for another
The state of emergency started 18 months ago.
Tunisia was hit by three terrorist attacks in 2015.
Over 70 people were killed.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks.
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