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Americans who left cruise trade one quarantine for another

(AP) — A group of Americans cut short a 14-day quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo, to be whisked back to America. But they will have to spend another quarantine period at U.S. military facilities to make sure they don’t have the new virus that’s been spreading in Asia.

The Americans were being flown to Travis Air Force Base in California and Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.

The U.S. said later that 14 evacuees received confirmation they had the virus but were allowed to board the flights because they did not have symptoms.

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