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Coronavirus patients flew to US after CDC “explicitly recommended against it” (arstechnica.com)
16 points by lisper 40 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

This isn't particularly strange - it's as good as certain that many of those repatriated are infected. Having some already confirmed before getting home is just a PR or bureaucratic issue, not practically meaningful.

> As American evacuees sat crammed into buses idling on an airport tarmac in Japan

This however is just... I don't understand how civilization failed so completely on that ship. You have controlled conditions and people that have nowhere to go - there's absolutely no excuse to having extra infections. As far as we can tell from the news, they just treated it like flu.

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