‘Sailors do not need to die,’ warns captain of coronavirus-hit U.S. aircraft carrier

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The captain of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, in a blunt letter, has called on Navy leadership for stronger measures to save the lives of his sailors and stop the spread of the coronavirus aboard the huge ship.

The four-page letter, the contents of which were confirmed by U.S. officials to Reuters on Tuesday, described a bleak situation on board the nuclear-powered carrier as more and more sailors test positive for the virus.

The Navy puts the ship’s complement at 5,000, the equivalent of a small American town.

The letter was first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle....


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‘Sailors do not need to die,’ warns captain of coronavirus-hit U.S. aircraft carrier


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