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Shen Wu Tan

Shen Wu Tan was a general assignment reporter, with a focus on health news, at The Washington Times. 

Articles by Shen Wu Tan

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser wears a face mask, as she speaks at a news conference on the coronavirus and the District's response, July 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) **FILE**

D.C. mayor declares state of emergency for COVID-19

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a state of emergency for COVID-19 and reinstated a mask mandate on Monday, after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced he has tested positive for the disease. Published December 20, 2021

In this April 23, 2021, file photo, a train arrives at Metro Center station in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ** FILE **

Metro to return 7000-series rail cars to service

The Washington-area's Metro system said Tuesday that a safety commission has accepted its plan to phase back into service the 7000-series railcars, which were taken off the tracks following a derailment earlier this year. Published December 14, 2021