Langya henipavirus is suspected to have caused infections in 35 people in China.
Tensions between the two have ramped up to levels not seen in years.
Officials have privately said they don't believe China will even be militarily ready to fully take Taiwan by 2027.
The drills come after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan last week.
Some 10 warships each from China and Taiwan sailed at close quarters in the Taiwan Strait.
"That's already putting enormous tension and increased tension on the Taiwan straits."
"It is the US side that is the troublemaker."
"The US-Taiwan collusion and provocation will only push Taiwan towards the abyss of disaster, bringing catastrophe to Taiwan compatriots."
Killing or capturing top terrorist leaders has been a key counterterrorism tool for decades.
The exercises will include joint air and sea drills near Taiwan.
The earthquake damaged buildings and sent strong tremors through the capital, Manila.
The earthquake sent strong tremors through the capital, Manila.
The United States said there can no longer be "business as usual" with Myanmar's junta.
The eruption sent black smoke billowing high into the air.
Around 65 countries in which monkeypox is not endemic have reported outbreaks of the viral disease.
Dignitaries in Japan often travel with modest security details focused mainly on direct physical threats rather than by heavily armed personnel braced for firearms attacks seen in places such as the United States.
Abe had been delivering a speech in the western city of Nara when he was shot by an assailant.
Shinzo Abe was shot on Friday while campaigning in the city of Nara.
"I mean, it tastes just like beer, and I like beer."