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Passengers quarantined on coronavirus-hit cruise ship off Japan

Passengers take a walk around the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan February 12, 2020. Around 3,700 people are facing at least two weeks locked away on a cruise liner anchored off Japan after health officials confirmed 175 people on the ship had tested positive for coronavirus and more cases were possible. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon

Passengers take a walk around the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan February 12, 2020. Around 3,700 people are facing at least two weeks locked away on a cruise liner anchored off Japan...more

Passengers take a walk around the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan February 12, 2020. Around 3,700 people are facing at least two weeks locked away on a cruise liner anchored off Japan after health officials confirmed 175 people on the ship had tested positive for coronavirus and more cases were possible. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon
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Firefighters wearing masks are seen in their vehicle in front of the cruise ship Diamond Princess February 12. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon

Firefighters wearing masks are seen in their vehicle in front of the cruise ship Diamond Princess February 12. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon

Firefighters wearing masks are seen in their vehicle in front of the cruise ship Diamond Princess February 12. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon
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A passenger waves a towel to the media as another waves a Japanese flag on the cruise ship Diamond Princess February 12. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon

A passenger waves a towel to the media as another waves a Japanese flag on the cruise ship Diamond Princess February 12. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon

A passenger waves a towel to the media as another waves a Japanese flag on the cruise ship Diamond Princess February 12. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon
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Family members of passengers onboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess February 11, 2020.   REUTERS/Issei Kato

Family members of passengers onboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess February 11, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Family members of passengers onboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess February 11, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Passengers talk to each other on the balconies of their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Passengers talk to each other on the balconies of their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Passengers talk to each other on the balconies of their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers work near the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers work near the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers work near the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A banner reading 'drug' is seen on the balcony of passengers' cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A banner reading 'drug' is seen on the balcony of passengers' cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A banner reading 'drug' is seen on the balcony of passengers' cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A passenger stretches on the balcony of a cabin of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A passenger stretches on the balcony of a cabin of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A passenger stretches on the balcony of a cabin of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 11. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A crew member of the cruise ship Diamond Princess talks to a worker wearing protective gear standing near the vessel, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A crew member of the cruise ship Diamond Princess talks to a worker wearing protective gear standing near the vessel, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A crew member of the cruise ship Diamond Princess talks to a worker wearing protective gear standing near the vessel, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A masked passenger looks out of the balcony of his cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A masked passenger looks out of the balcony of his cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A masked passenger looks out of the balcony of his cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Workers wearing protective suits walk away from the cruise ship Diamond Princess as they prepare to transfer passengers that tested positive for the novel coronavirus February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Workers wearing protective suits walk away from the cruise ship Diamond Princess as they prepare to transfer passengers that tested positive for the novel coronavirus February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Workers wearing protective suits walk away from the cruise ship Diamond Princess as they prepare to transfer passengers that tested positive for the novel coronavirus February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A passenger holds up her mobile phone while standing on the balcony of her cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A passenger holds up her mobile phone while standing on the balcony of her cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A passenger holds up her mobile phone while standing on the balcony of her cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Military trucks prepare quarantine spaces, February 10. Philip and Gay Courter/Handout via REUTERS

Military trucks prepare quarantine spaces, February 10. Philip and Gay Courter/Handout via REUTERS

Military trucks prepare quarantine spaces, February 10. Philip and Gay Courter/Handout via REUTERS
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Passengers look out the balconies of their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess as officers of the Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) prepare for the transfer of those people that newly tested positive for coronavirus from the vessel, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers look out the balconies of their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess as officers of the Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) prepare for the transfer of those people that newly tested positive for coronavirus from the vessel, February 10....more

Passengers look out the balconies of their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess as officers of the Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) prepare for the transfer of those people that newly tested positive for coronavirus from the vessel, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A passenger reacts as he holds a balloon with a smiley face at the balcony of his cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A passenger reacts as he holds a balloon with a smiley face at the balcony of his cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A passenger reacts as he holds a balloon with a smiley face at the balcony of his cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Officers of the Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) wearing protective suits carry bags with items near the cruise ship Diamond Princess as they prepare to transfer passengers that tested positive for the novel coronavirus, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Officers of the Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) wearing protective suits carry bags with items near the cruise ship Diamond Princess as they prepare to transfer passengers that tested positive for the novel coronavirus, February 10. REUTERS/Kim...more

Officers of the Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) wearing protective suits carry bags with items near the cruise ship Diamond Princess as they prepare to transfer passengers that tested positive for the novel coronavirus, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Passengers stand on the balcony of a cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers stand on the balcony of a cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers stand on the balcony of a cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 10. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A passenger wearing a face mask stretches in his cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A passenger wearing a face mask stretches in his cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A passenger wearing a face mask stretches in his cabin on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A man in proctective clothing is seen on the sixth deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 4.  Twitter / @DAXA_TW via REUTERS

A man in proctective clothing is seen on the sixth deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 4. Twitter / @DAXA_TW via REUTERS

A man in proctective clothing is seen on the sixth deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 4. Twitter / @DAXA_TW via REUTERS
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Passengers on cruise ship Diamond Princess dance on the dance floor, at the sea, February 2. 

Philip And Gay Courter via REUTERS

Passengers on cruise ship Diamond Princess dance on the dance floor, at the sea, February 2. Philip And Gay Courter via REUTERS

Passengers on cruise ship Diamond Princess dance on the dance floor, at the sea, February 2. Philip And Gay Courter via REUTERS
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Officers in protective gear enter the cruise ship Diamond Princess after the ship arrived at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan, February 7.  
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Officers in protective gear enter the cruise ship Diamond Princess after the ship arrived at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Officers in protective gear enter the cruise ship Diamond Princess after the ship arrived at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Passengers stroll on the deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7.    Kyodo/via REUTERS

Passengers stroll on the deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Passengers stroll on the deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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A woman holds a Japanese flag that reads 'shortage of medicine' on the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A woman holds a Japanese flag that reads 'shortage of medicine' on the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A woman holds a Japanese flag that reads 'shortage of medicine' on the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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The cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7.    Kyodo/via REUTERS

The cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. Kyodo/via REUTERS

The cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Passengers are seen in their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers are seen in their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers are seen in their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Food is pictured on a table at the cruise ship Diamond Princess, as passengers are being quarantined due to coronavirus suspicions, February 6. Sawyer Smith/via REUTERS

Food is pictured on a table at the cruise ship Diamond Princess, as passengers are being quarantined due to coronavirus suspicions, February 6. Sawyer Smith/via REUTERS

Food is pictured on a table at the cruise ship Diamond Princess, as passengers are being quarantined due to coronavirus suspicions, February 6. Sawyer Smith/via REUTERS
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A view of a cabin of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, where passengers are being quarantined due to coronavirus suspicions, February 6. Sawyer Smith/via REUTERS

A view of a cabin of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, where passengers are being quarantined due to coronavirus suspicions, February 6. Sawyer Smith/via REUTERS

A view of a cabin of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, where passengers are being quarantined due to coronavirus suspicions, February 6. Sawyer Smith/via REUTERS
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Passengers are seen next to clothes hanging at their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers are seen next to clothes hanging at their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers are seen next to clothes hanging at their cabins on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Quarantine operation on the eighth deck of cruise ship Diamond Princess in Yokohama, February 4.   Twitter / @DAXA_TW via REUTERS

Quarantine operation on the eighth deck of cruise ship Diamond Princess in Yokohama, February 4. Twitter / @DAXA_TW via REUTERS

Quarantine operation on the eighth deck of cruise ship Diamond Princess in Yokohama, February 4. Twitter / @DAXA_TW via REUTERS
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Passengers look out from their cabins as the cruise ship Diamond Princess arrives at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 6. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers look out from their cabins as the cruise ship Diamond Princess arrives at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 6. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers look out from their cabins as the cruise ship Diamond Princess arrives at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 6. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Passengers stroll on the deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7.   Kyodo/via REUTERS

Passengers stroll on the deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Passengers stroll on the deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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People look on from the cruise ship Diamond Princess after the ship arrived at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

People look on from the cruise ship Diamond Princess after the ship arrived at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

People look on from the cruise ship Diamond Princess after the ship arrived at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Officers in protective gear escort a person (under the blue sheet) who was on board cruise ship Diamond Princess and was tested positive for coronavirus, south of Tokyo, February 4.   Kyodo/via REUTERS

Officers in protective gear escort a person (under the blue sheet) who was on board cruise ship Diamond Princess and was tested positive for coronavirus, south of Tokyo, February 4. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Officers in protective gear escort a person (under the blue sheet) who was on board cruise ship Diamond Princess and was tested positive for coronavirus, south of Tokyo, February 4. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Passengers, some wearing face masks, are seen on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers, some wearing face masks, are seen on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers, some wearing face masks, are seen on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Passengers wearing face masks are seen on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers wearing face masks are seen on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers wearing face masks are seen on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 7. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Ambulance workers in protective gears drive an ambulance, believed to be carrying a person who was transferred from the cruise ship Diamond Princess, at a maritime police base in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 5. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Ambulance workers in protective gears drive an ambulance, believed to be carrying a person who was transferred from the cruise ship Diamond Princess, at a maritime police base in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 5. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Ambulance workers in protective gears drive an ambulance, believed to be carrying a person who was transferred from the cruise ship Diamond Princess, at a maritime police base in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 5. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Passengers, one wearing a surgical mask, look out from their cabins as the cruise ship Diamond Princess arrives at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 6. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers, one wearing a surgical mask, look out from their cabins as the cruise ship Diamond Princess arrives at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 6. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers, one wearing a surgical mask, look out from their cabins as the cruise ship Diamond Princess arrives at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 6. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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