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Pentagon says coronavirus outbreak on carrier doesn't warrant evacuation

Reuters Tuesday, 31 March 2020
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday it was not time to evacuate a U.S. aircraft carrier reeling from an outbreak of coronavirus, adding that he had not read in detail a letter from the commander of the ship pleading for help.
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