Marines of the US, left, and South Korea, wearing blue headbands, take positions after landing on a beach during a joint military combined amphibious exercise in 2016. Photo: Yonhap via AP Marines of the US, left, and South Korea, wearing blue headbands, take positions after landing on a beach during a joint military combined amphibious exercise in 2016. Photo: Yonhap via AP
Marines of the US, left, and South Korea, wearing blue headbands, take positions after landing on a beach during a joint military combined amphibious exercise in 2016. Photo: Yonhap via AP

Coronavirus threatens to disrupt South Korea-US military exercises

  • US Forces Korea has reported nearly 50 infections among its troops, employees and their families in the past three weeks
  • The spike in cases has raised concern in South Korea, where about 28,000 US troops are based

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Marines of the US, left, and South Korea, wearing blue headbands, take positions after landing on a beach during a joint military combined amphibious exercise in 2016. Photo: Yonhap via AP Marines of the US, left, and South Korea, wearing blue headbands, take positions after landing on a beach during a joint military combined amphibious exercise in 2016. Photo: Yonhap via AP
Marines of the US, left, and South Korea, wearing blue headbands, take positions after landing on a beach during a joint military combined amphibious exercise in 2016. Photo: Yonhap via AP
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