U.S. Health Chief Praises Taiwan’s Covid-19 Success, Irks Beijing in Rare Visit

HONG KONG—A exceptional assembly involving the leading U.S. overall health official and Taiwan’s president in Taipei helped Washington business up ties with the island democracy though tiptoeing shut to a red line in its progressively contentious connection with Beijing.

Well being and Human Products and services Secretary Alex Azar relayed a information of aid from the White House and praised Taiwan’s Covid-19 reaction in his assembly Monday with the island’s leader, Tsai Ing-wen.