Hundreds of Americans flown home from cruise ship, 14 with coronavirus

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By Stephen Lam and Stephanie Nebehay

More than 300 American cruise liner passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were flown home to military bases in the United States after two weeks under quarantine off Japan.

The cruise ship Diamond Princess, which with more than 400 cases has by far the largest cluster outside China, has become the biggest test so far of other countries’ ability to contain an outbreak that has killed 1,772 people in China and five elsewhere.

A ground crew in anti-contamination suits met the...


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Hundreds of Americans flown home from cruise ship, 14 with coronavirus


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