Shen Wu Tan | Stories - Washington Times
Skip to content

Shen Wu Tan

Shen  Wu Tan

Shen Wu Tan is a general assignment reporter, with a focus on health news, at The Washington Times. She formerly worked as a reporter at the Altoona Mirror in central Pennsylvania and received a journalism degree from Northwestern University. For three months, she worked as a reporting intern for the Weekend Argus in Cape Town, South Africa. Shen can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Shen Wu Tan

In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, a health surveillance officer monitors passengers arriving at the Hong Kong International airport in Hong Kong. A preliminary investigation into viral pneumonia illnesses sickening dozens of people in and around China has identified the possible cause as a new type of coronavirus, state media said Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. In Hong Kong, 15 patients with symptoms of respiratory illness were being treated as of Sunday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File) ** FILE **

Thai officials confirm first case of coronavirus outside China

Health officials in Thailand on Monday confirmed what is believed to be the first case outside of China of a new virus that has spawned a mysterious pneumonia outbreak that has hospitalized dozens of people and killed one. Published January 13, 2020

 In this Saturday, June 8, 2019, file photo, two women smoke cannabis vape pens at a party in Los Angeles. On Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, U.S. health officials said 26 states have reported deaths, for a total of 52. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File) ** FILE **

Marijuana vaping nearly doubles among youth

The number of high school seniors who vaped marijuana in the last 30 days almost doubled this year, from 7.5% to 14% — the second largest one-year jump ever tracked for any substance since a national survey began monitoring drug abuse in 1975. Published December 18, 2019