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Italy plans large-scale quarantine in response to coronavirus outbreak

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U.S. Navy sailor in Italy tests positive for coronavirus and Italy plans large-scale quarantine in response to coronavirus outbreak. Lucas Tomlinson reports.

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CIRCLE IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN. ERIC: CLAUDIA COWAN THANK YOU.
ERIC: CLAUDIA COWAN THANK YOU. U.S. NAVAL SAILOR IN NAPLES
U.S. NAVAL SAILOR IN NAPLES ITALY IS TESTED POSITIVE FOR
ITALY IS TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS MARKING THE FIRST
CORONAVIRUS MARKING THE FIRST CONFIRMED CASE AMONG
CONFIRMED CASE AMONG SERVICEMEMBERS STATIONED IN
SERVICEMEMBERS STATIONED IN EUROPE.
EUROPE. THIS IS THE VIRUS CONTINUES TO
THIS IS THE VIRUS CONTINUES TO SPREAD RAPIDLY WORLDWIDE.
SPREAD RAPIDLY WORLDWIDE. CHRIS TOMLINSON IS LIVE -- LUCAS
CHRIS TOMLINSON IS LIVE -- LUCAS TOMLINSON IS LIVE.
TOMLINSON IS LIVE. REPORTER: ITALY IS PREPARED TO
REPORTER: ITALY IS PREPARED TO LOCK DOWN PARTS OF THE COUNTRY
LOCK DOWN PARTS OF THE COUNTRY THE MOST DRASTIC ACTION YET TO
THE MOST DRASTIC ACTION YET TO STOP THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS
STOP THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS PRAYTOR COLLEY REPORTED IT WOULD
PRAYTOR COLLEY REPORTED IT WOULD TAKE EFFECT TOMORROW.
TAKE EFFECT TOMORROW. MORE THAN 10 MILLION PEOPLE
MORE THAN 10 MILLION PEOPLE AROUND MILAN WOULD BE AFFECTED
AROUND MILAN WOULD BE AFFECTED AND THE ARMY WOULD ENFORCE THE
AND THE ARMY WOULD ENFORCE THE QUARANTINE.
QUARANTINE. ITALY HAS NEARLY 6000
ITALY HAS NEARLY 6000 CORONAVIRUS CASES AND 230 PEOPLE
CORONAVIRUS CASES AND 230 PEOPLE HAVE DIED FOR THE BIGGEST
HAVE DIED FOR THE BIGGEST OUTSIDE OF ASIA.
OUTSIDE OF ASIA. A U.S. NAVY SAILOR TESTED
A U.S. NAVY SAILOR TESTED POSITIVE 500 MILES AWAY FROM
POSITIVE 500 MILES AWAY FROM ALONG.
ALONG. FRIDAY U.S. MILITARY ANNOUNCES
FRIDAY U.S. MILITARY ANNOUNCES FIRST CONFIRMED CASE
FIRST CONFIRMED CASE HEADQUARTERS FOR U.S. FORCES IN
HEADQUARTERS FOR U.S. FORCES IN KOREA AFTER SOUTH KOREAN
KOREA AFTER SOUTH KOREAN EMPLOYEE TESTED POSITIVE ON THE
EMPLOYEE TESTED POSITIVE ON THE BASE BUT THIS IS THE SEVENTH
BASE BUT THIS IS THE SEVENTH CORONAVIRUS CASE CONFIRMED BY
CORONAVIRUS CASE CONFIRMED BY THE US MILITARY IN KOREA BUT SO
THE US MILITARY IN KOREA BUT SO FAR ONLY ONE ACTIVE-DUTY
FAR ONLY ONE ACTIVE-DUTY AMERICAN SOLDIER AS 20,500
AMERICAN SOLDIER AS 20,500 TROOPS BASED THERE HAD BEEN
TROOPS BASED THERE HAD BEEN AFFECTED.
AFFECTED. MARK ESPER SAID IS FULLY
MARK ESPER SAID IS FULLY CONFIDENT THE PENTAGON CAN
CONFIDENT THE PENTAGON CAN WITHSTAND THE VIRUS.
WITHSTAND THE VIRUS. >> WAY WE HAVE A LOT OF
>> WAY WE HAVE A LOT OF CAPABILITIES AND IS BUILDING.
CAPABILITIES AND IS BUILDING. OUR COMMAND CENTER HAS THE
OUR COMMAND CENTER HAS THE CAPABILITY GO FOR WEEKS AT A
CAPABILITY GO FOR WEEKS AT A TIME IF THEY HAD TO BE LOCKED
TIME IF THEY HAD TO BE LOCKED INSIDE THE BUILDING AND IF WE
INSIDE THE BUILDING AND IF WE HAVE SOME TYPE OF OPRY.
HAVE SOME TYPE OF OPRY. U.S. NAVY WARSHIPS CONTINUED
U.S. NAVY WARSHIPS CONTINUED THEIR MISSIONS AROUND THE WORLD.
THEIR MISSIONS AROUND THE WORLD. AFTER LEAVING THE AIRCRAFT WENT
AFTER LEAVING THE AIRCRAFT WENT TO VIETNAM THIS WEEK.
TO VIETNAM THIS WEEK. THEY SPEND 14 DAYS AS THE
THEY SPEND 14 DAYS AS THE FOLLOWING PROTOCOLS TO
FOLLOWING PROTOCOLS TO QUARANTINE.
QUARANTINE. THE NAVY’S TOP ADMIRALS ARE
THE NAVY’S TOP ADMIRALS ARE ASKED THIS QUESTION.
ASKED THIS QUESTION. >> DO YOU HAVE TEST KITS?
>> DO YOU HAVE TEST KITS? >> NO, WE DON’T YET BUT THAT’S
>> NO, WE DON’T YET BUT THAT’S NOT JUST A PROBLEM FOR DOD BUT I
NOT JUST A PROBLEM FOR DOD BUT I THINK WE ARE GETTING TO A BETTER
THINK WE ARE GETTING TO A BETTER PLACE IN TERMS OF THE PRODUCTION
PLACE IN TERMS OF THE PRODUCTION TO ALLOW US TO BE ABLE TO
TO ALLOW US TO BE ABLE TO DISTRIBUTE THOSE TO THE FORCE.
DISTRIBUTE THOSE TO THE FORCE. REPORT TO THE HEAD OF INFECTIOUS
REPORT TO THE HEAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE AT WALTER REED MEDICAL
DISEASE AT WALTER REED MEDICAL CENTER SAID THERE’S NO NEED TO
CENTER SAID THERE’S NO NEED TO PANIC.
PANIC. IN THAT WE SHOULD RECOGNIZE THAT
IN THAT WE SHOULD RECOGNIZE THAT THE END OF THE DAY IT REMAINS A
THE END OF THE DAY IT REMAINS A LOW RISK TO NOT JUST OUR
LOW RISK TO NOT JUST OUR SERVICEMEMBERS BUT THE AMERICAN
SERVICEMEMBERS BUT THE AMERICAN PUBLIC.
PUBLIC. REPORTER: JON THERE TO CONFIRM
REPORTER: JON THERE TO CONFIRM CORONAVIRUS CASES IN THE US
CORONAVIRUS CASES IN THE US MILITARY OUT OF 1.3 MILLION
MILITARY OUT OF 1.3 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE FORCES.

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