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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 »

Newlyweds stuck aboard quarantined ship on Valentine’s Day: ‘This is our honeymoon’

A newly married couple from Texas is stuck aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, but they are not letting it get in the way of their Valentine’s Day celebration. Tyler and Rachel Torres, who tied the knot in September, say they are trying to stay optimistic after their honeymoon turned into an… Read More »