The Diamond Princess cruise ship at Yokohama Port near Tokyo. Photo: KyodoThe Diamond Princess cruise ship at Yokohama Port near Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo
The Diamond Princess cruise ship at Yokohama Port near Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo

Coronavirus: Diamond Princess cruise ship’s food workers quickened Covid-19 spread, study finds

  • The first infections were detected among guests, but the virus spread to crew members, who accounted for three-quarters of confirmed cases among staff
  • The US report highlights the risk of exposure in crowded settings like ships and concert venues that are now shutting down to contain the outbreak

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Diamond Princess cruise ship at Yokohama Port near Tokyo. Photo: KyodoThe Diamond Princess cruise ship at Yokohama Port near Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo
The Diamond Princess cruise ship at Yokohama Port near Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo
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