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Mental health issues in quarantined cruisers

In February 2020, as the world began to realize the scope of COVID-19, Japanese authorities quarantined all 3,711 passengers and crew on the Diamond Princess cruise ship for 14 days after a passenger who disembarked earlier ...

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CDC drops COVID-19 health warning for cruise ship travelers

Federal health officials are dropping the warning they have attached to cruising since the beginning of the pandemic, leaving it up to vacationers to decide whether they feel safe getting on a ship.

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Hong Kong to kill 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19

Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will kill about 2,000 small animals, including hamsters, after several tested positive for the coronavirus at a pet store where an employee was also infected.

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COVID cases halt Canaries-bound cruise for 3,000

Some 3,000 passengers, mostly Germans, saw their Canary Islands-bound cruise halted Monday after a COVID-19 outbreak forced them to disembark in Lisbon, Portuguese authorities said.

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Brazil health agency confirms COVID-19 cases in cruise ship

Passengers on the cruise ship MSC Preziosa had to wait more than six hours to disembark at Rio de Janeiro Sunday due to an inspection by Brazilian health authorities that confirmed 28 cases of COVID-19 on board - 26 passengers ...

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3rd Florida-based ship has outbreak, state cases hit record

A COVID-19 outbreak took place on a South Florida-based cruise ship for the third time this week, as the number of coronavirus cases in Florida hit its highest level since the start of the pandemic.

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World's largest cruise ship reports 48 COVID cases

At least 48 passengers and crew members on Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas—the world's largest cruise ship—have tested positive for COVID-19 and have been quarantined, the company said Monday.

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Hong Kong to tighten COVID-19 rules, seeks to open to China

Hong Kong will tighten COVID-19 restrictions despite a lack of local outbreaks to better align with China's policies and increase chances of quarantine-free travel between the territory and mainland, leader Carrie Lam said ...

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