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Time will tell whether cruise ship was truly a ‘virus incubator’

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21.02.2020

Quarantined passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship were finally allowed to disembark this week.

But once off the ship, what awaited American citizens and other nationals could not be more dissimilar.

The Americans were flown home on chartered flights and attended to by medical professionals in hazmat suits.

They are to remain quarantined at military bases for two weeks before they can finally go home.

Three days after the Americans were evacuated, some 400 more passengers who were still on board were allowed to leave.

Since they had tested negative for the new........

© The Asahi Shimbun