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As quarantine nears end, clearing coronavirus-hit ship is daunting task for Japan

Feb 15, 2020 - The Japan Times

RYUSEI TAKAHASHI

Over the next five days, Japan faces the daunting task of testing thousands of passengers aboard a quarantined cruise ship, evacuating them and transporting those who test positive for the coronavirus - or who may have come in contact with someone who has - to medical facilities on shore.

With the health ministry yet to announce a plan to address these issues or to extend the quarantine, which is scheduled to end Wednesday, the task of getting everyone off the Diamon...