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WATCH: “COVID Cruise” – What we learned about COVID-19 from the Diamond Princess

PortandTerminal.com, November 28, 2020 3,711 passengers and crew. 14-day quarantine. 1 deadly infectious disease. Coronavirus aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship. TORONTO – A new documentary aired yesterday on CBC in Canada that explores the COVID-19 crisis on board the Diamond Princess. ‘The Covid Cruise’ is from The Nature of Things, CBC’s long-running documentary program. In a preview trailer for …

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Research: Big Cruise Ships at Highest Risk for COVID-19 Outbreaks

Japanese soldiers and emergency workers in protective clothing walk from the Diamond Princess cruise ship

Japanese study shows that the risk of infection on board a cruise ship increases proportionately as the number of passengers on board increases TOKYO – Three Japanese researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have a published an important academic paper that analyzes the relationship between the cruise industry and the COVID-19 outbreak. The paper, which is titled “The cruise …

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Americans evacuated from virus-hit cruise ship

Nighttime on an airport bus. Passengers visible. Drivers wearing hazmat gear

Reuters, February 16, 2020 SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – American passengers were taken off a cruise liner on Sunday to fly home after being quarantined for two weeks off Japan, while China said the rate of new coronavirus cases had slowed, calling that proof its steps to fight the outbreak were working. An announcement on the public address system aboard the Diamond …

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