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We don’t know how covid-19 spread on the Diamond Princess cruise ship

By Debora MacKenzie The Diamond Princess cruise ship has been quarantinedCharly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images Two people in their 80s who were quarantined on the British-owned cruise ship Diamond Princess have died of covid-19 in hospital in Japan. Meanwhile, nearly 3000 people are disembarking from the ship, after being quarantined aboard in Yokohama since 3… Read More »

Coronavirus updates: American cruise ship passenger tests positive in Malaysia after hundreds left ship, China death toll at 1,665

A girl wearing a face mask plays on her scooter at a park in Beijing on February 15, 2020. Wang Zhao | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 4:49 pm: South Korea to evacuate its citizens from quarantined Diamond Princess… Read More »