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2 US grad students who were on the Diamond Princess cruise share harrowing details and photos from their quarantine and ‘zombie movie’ evacuation

2 US grad students who were on the Diamond Princess cruise share harrowing details and photos from their quarantine and 'zombie movie' evacuation

Spencer Fehrenbacher set sail on the Diamond Princess cruise on January 20. He had no idea he was about to be exposed to one of the world’s largest coronavirus outbreaks outside of China. After a passenger who’d previously disembarked tested positive for the coronavirus, the cruise docked in Yokohama, Japan, …

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Coronavirus flight from hell for American Diamond Princess passengers seen in photos

Coronavirus flight from hell for American Diamond Princess passengers seen in photos

There’s first class and there’s business class. But on this flight, everyone flew coronavirus class. These exclusive photos show the surreal, polyethylene-wrapped aerial hell suffered by 329 American passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship as they were flown back to the US this week — after two weeks quarantined …

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Coronavirus: Passengers disembark from Diamond Princess in Japan

The Diamond Princess cruise ship - quarantined in Japan due to coronavirus, 16 February 2020

Image copyright EPA Image caption About 3,700 people were quarantined on board the Diamond Princess The first hundreds of passengers who tested negative for the new coronavirus have begun leaving a ship moored off Japan, after 14 days of quarantine. At least 542 passengers and crew on the Diamond Princess …

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WTO warns on virus’ threat as Diamond Princess passengers arrive in US

WTO warns on virus' threat as Diamond Princess passengers arrive in US

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates.All times below are in Eastern Time. 10:05 a.m. Beijing Auto Show delayed Organizers of China’s annual car show, which was scheduled for late April, will delay the event due to the outbreak, Reuters reported on Monday. A new date for …

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Diamond Princess:14 passengers on US charter flights evacuating the cruise ship have tested positive for coronavirus

Jumbo jets arrived to evacuate US citizens from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

US officials were notified that they had tested positive for coronavirus during the evacuation process, after passengers had disembarked the ship, the agencies said in the joint statement Monday. The passengers had been tested two to three days before the evacuation flights, the statement said. “After consultation with HHS officials, …

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The US is finally evacuating Americans from the Diamond Princess. Here’s why that’s made them mad

The Diamond Princess cruise ship has about 3,600 people quarantined onboard due to fears of the noval coronavirus.

But the decision has prompted anger from some exhausted passengers, who believe the move could actually set back their ability to return to normal life — just as that option was within their grasp. Thousands of people have been stuck in their cabins under mandatory quarantine aboard the Diamond Princess, …

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Diamond Princess cruise ship: US to evacuate Americans on ship quarantined in Japan from coronavirus outbreak

US prepares to evacuate Americans from Japan cruise ship

The US embassy in Tokyo on Saturday sent an email to Americans on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship detailing plans for a voluntary evacuation for US citizens and their immediate family from the ship to take place Sunday evening local time. Over 3,600 people, including 428 Americans, have been …

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Diamond Princess crew ‘desperate for help’ as virus tightens grip | Japan News

Diamond Princess crew 'desperate for help' as virus tightens grip | Japan News

With a total of 531 crew and seafarers, Filipinos make up half the staff of the Diamond Princess cruise ship that is quarantined in Japan‘s Yokohama port because of the coronavirus, and as the illness spreads, they are becoming increasingly worried. On Thursday, health authorities in Japan said 44 more people had …

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63 people ill on Diamond Princess in Japan

63 people ill on Diamond Princess in Japan

Julia Thompson and Morgan Hines USA TODAY Published 2:29 PM EST Feb 8, 2020 Two more passengers, including another American, have fallen ill on the Diamond Princess cruise ship that is quarantined off the coast of Japan, bringing the ship’s total to 63 passengers who have been diagnosed with coronavirus.  The cruise ship …

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61 coronavirus cases confirmed on Diamond Princess cruise ship

61 coronavirus cases confirmed on Diamond Princess cruise ship

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has risen to 61 onboard the Diamond Princess, the cruise ship filled with thousands of passengers quarantined off a port near Tokyo — prompting one stranded American to plead with President Trump for help. Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato announced at a news conference …

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