A passenger is surrounded as she disembarks the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan. Photo: EPAA passenger is surrounded as she disembarks the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan. Photo: EPA
A passenger is surrounded as she disembarks the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: Japan scientist stands by ‘chaotic’ criticism of cruise ship quarantine

  • Infectious disease specialist Kentaro Iwata had described the Diamond Princess as ‘completely inadequate in terms of infection control’
  • He made the comments in two now-deleted videos, which he posted to YouTube following a brief visit to the ship on Tuesday

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A passenger is surrounded as she disembarks the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan. Photo: EPAA passenger is surrounded as she disembarks the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan. Photo: EPA
A passenger is surrounded as she disembarks the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan. Photo: EPA
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