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At Least 40 Americans Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 on Quarantined Cruise Ship in Japan

1 month ago   |   By Time

At least 40 Americans who were on a now-quarantined cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.
Fauci said in an interview that aired Sunday with CBS News' Face the Nation that 40 Americans who were traveling on the Diamond Princess “have gotten infected” and are “going to be in hospitals in Japan” as evacuation plans to get Americans on the vessel back home are underway. The Washington Post reports that Fauci told them 44 Americans who...
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Americans Evacuate Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Amid Spread Of Infection

Americans Evacuate Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Amid Spread Of Infection

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Another 70 cases of the coronavirus infection have been confirmed aboard the vessel, which is currently quarantined in Japan. U.S. passengers who are clear of the virus are set to fly home on Sunday.
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