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US coronavirus plan would evacuate some Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan: report


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Hundreds of Americans quarantined on a cruise ship docked off the coast of Yokohama, Japan, for more than a week due to a coronavirus – now called COVID-19 -- outbreak onboard will have the chance to evacuate, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, according to a report.

Approximately 380 Americans and their families on the Diamond Princess will be offered seats on two flights that could arrive at Travis Air Force Base near Sacramento, Calif., as early as Sunday, a CDC official told The Wall Street Journal.


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