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NBC News 5 Feb 2020

Thousands Quarantined Aboard Cruise Ships Over Coronavirus Fears

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More than 3,000 people, including 428 Americans, are quarantined on a cruise ship near Japan after a passenger tested positive for coronavirus. A separate ship in Hong Kong is partially quarantined after crew members began showing symptoms.
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Norwegian Cruise Line is the latest to cancel or reroute trips to Asia over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak and the quarantine aboard the Diamond Princess. 

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FOX Business' Jackie DeAngelis discusses why investors were spurred to sell stocks over coronavirus fears on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Train stations are closed in the Italian region of Lombardy, as it goes into lockdown over coronavirus fears, Saturday, February 22.
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THREATENING LIVES AROUND THE GLOBE. MIGUEL ALMAGUER, NBC
AROUND THE GLOBE. MIGUEL ALMAGUER, NBC NEWS, TRAVIS AIR FORCE
MIGUEL ALMAGUER, NBC NEWS, TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE.
NEWS, TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE. >> Reporter: I AM
BASE. >> Reporter: I AM MOLLIE HUNTER IN HONG
>> Reporter: I AM MOLLIE HUNTER IN HONG KONG.
MOLLIE HUNTER IN HONG KONG. FOR PASSENGERS ON TWO
KONG. FOR PASSENGERS ON TWO CRUISE SHIPS, IT’S
FOR PASSENGERS ON TWO CRUISE SHIPS, IT’S TOTAL LOCKDOWN.
CRUISE SHIPS, IT’S TOTAL LOCKDOWN. AT THE JAPANESE PORT
TOTAL LOCKDOWN. AT THE JAPANESE PORT OF YOKOHAMA, 3,711
AT THE JAPANESE PORT OF YOKOHAMA, 3,711 PEOPLE INCLUDING 428
OF YOKOHAMA, 3,711 PEOPLE INCLUDING 428 AMERICANS ARE
PEOPLE INCLUDING 428 AMERICANS ARE QUARANTINED ON THE
AMERICANS ARE QUARANTINED ON THE DIAMOND PRINCESS.
QUARANTINED ON THE DIAMOND PRINCESS. >> WE HAVE TO BE
DIAMOND PRINCESS. >> WE HAVE TO BE QUARANTINED FOR 14
>> WE HAVE TO BE QUARANTINED FOR 14 DAYS.
QUARANTINED FOR 14 DAYS. >> Reporter: TEN
DAYS. >> Reporter: TEN CONFIRMED CASES ON
>> Reporter: TEN CONFIRMED CASES ON BOARD INCLUDING ONE
CONFIRMED CASES ON BOARD INCLUDING ONE AMERICAN, NOW ALL ALL
BOARD INCLUDING ONE AMERICAN, NOW ALL ALL IN THE HOSPITAL.
AMERICAN, NOW ALL ALL IN THE HOSPITAL. AND THE REST OF THE
IN THE HOSPITAL. AND THE REST OF THE PASSENGERS HEADED BACK
AND THE REST OF THE PASSENGERS HEADED BACK OUT TO SEA, BUT
PASSENGERS HEADED BACK OUT TO SEA, BUT CONFINED TO THEIR
OUT TO SEA, BUT CONFINED TO THEIR ROOMS.
CONFINED TO THEIR ROOMS. >> THE PEOPLE I FEEL
ROOMS. >> THE PEOPLE I FEEL REALLY SORRY FOR ARE
>> THE PEOPLE I FEEL REALLY SORRY FOR ARE THOSE WITH INSIDE
REALLY SORRY FOR ARE THOSE WITH INSIDE CABINS WHO HAVE GOT NO
THOSE WITH INSIDE CABINS WHO HAVE GOT NO NATURAL LIGHT, NO
CABINS WHO HAVE GOT NO NATURAL LIGHT, NO FRESH AIR.
NATURAL LIGHT, NO FRESH AIR. >> Reporter: IN HONG
FRESH AIR. >> Reporter: IN HONG KONG, ANOTHER CRUISE
>> Reporter: IN HONG KONG, ANOTHER CRUISE SHIP WITH NEARLY 4,000
KONG, ANOTHER CRUISE SHIP WITH NEARLY 4,000 PEOPLE IS PARTIALLY
SHIP WITH NEARLY 4,000 PEOPLE IS PARTIALLY QUARANTINED AT THIS
PEOPLE IS PARTIALLY QUARANTINED AT THIS HOUR AFTER 30 CREW
QUARANTINED AT THIS HOUR AFTER 30 CREW MEMBERS STARTED
HOUR AFTER 30 CREW MEMBERS STARTED SHOWING SYMPTOMS.
MEMBERS STARTED SHOWING SYMPTOMS. THAT’S THE QUARANTINED
SHOWING SYMPTOMS. THAT’S THE QUARANTINED CRUISE SHIP BEHIND ME
THAT’S THE QUARANTINED CRUISE SHIP BEHIND ME WHERE PASSENGERS SAY
CRUISE SHIP BEHIND ME WHERE PASSENGERS SAY THEY’RE GOING STIR

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