Coronavirus prompts worries about international cruise ships
The U.S. in working to combat the spread of the coronavirus as a cruise ship with several potential patients aboard docks in New Jersey. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joined CBSN to explain how the virus is spreading and why people should be more concerned about the flu.
As the country worries about the coronavirus, Trump tries to discredit institutions and the media. Chuck Todd says, "Just yesterday, Mr. Trump attacked press outlets he doesn't like, claiming they're trying to make him look bad by inducing panic." Aired on 02/27/20. A deal has been reached in order to allow cruise ships with passengers who were positive for coronavirus to dock in Florida. NBC's Kerry Sanders spoke to passengers who have been aboard the ship. Aired on 4/2/2020. Cruise ships with coronavirus cases on board are attempting to dock; Florida Governor Ron DeSantis tells ‘America's Newsroom' the National Guard will help to repatriate Floridians carefully.
FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), Two cruise ships with sick passengers on board have docked in Florida after initially being turned away.
At least two of four people who died on board tested positive for the coronavirus and another 200 are showing influenza-like symptoms.
The cruise ship, Zaandam, and its sister vessel, Rotterdam, came ashore in Fort Lauderdale after days of frantic negotiations.
Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Miami.