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Feb 17, 2020

300 Americans evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship are back in the US, including 14 who have coronavirus

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health

In the blink of an eye, the US cases jump from 15 to 29.


Fourteen Americans evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship on US-chartered flights have tested positive for novel coronavirus, the US departments of State and Health and Human Services said.

The passengers were among more than 300 Americans who had been quarantined on the ship since February 4 at the Japanese port city of Yokohama.

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