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Coronavirus cluster found in cargo ship in Australia

A coronavirus cluster was detected Tuesday on a freight ship berthed in the Australian west coast port of Fremantle, raising questions about why local authorities weren't alerted to the danger.

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Virus cases on docked Japan cruise ship near 150

Almost a quarter of the 623 crew members on a cruise ship docked in western Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus, an official said Saturday.

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Japan cruise ship virus cases near 100

At least 91 crew members on board a cruise ship docked in Nagasaki have the coronavirus, Japanese officials said Friday, after another 43 tested positive.

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Two deaths tied to California cruise ship, with few tested

Two men who traveled on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship stalled for days off the California coast have died, federal officials said Thursday, and they confirmed that fewer than half the ship's passengers were tested for ...

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Thousands on virus-hit cruise ship await disembarkation

Thousands of passengers aboard a cruise ship struck by the novel coronavirus waited anxiously Tuesday for their chance to leave the vessel, even if it meant being shipped to military bases for weeks of quarantine.

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Two South Africans contaminated by coronavirus in Japan

Two South Africans were contaminated by the new coronavirus while serving as crew members aboard a cruise ship that was quarantined for three weeks in Japan, officials said Friday.

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Desperate to stop virus' spread, countries limit travel

Officials scrambled Tuesday to halt the spread of the burgeoning new virus, from northern Italy where troops were dispatched to enforce quarantines and schools were shuttered, to South Korea, where some neighborhoods in a ...

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