Over 1400 People Stranded At Sea

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Three weeks ago, Carnival cruise ship, the Zaandam, left Buenos Aires. The passengers on board didn’t realize that they would be on the ship for much longer than they planned. In the midst of the current pandemic, most countries have closed their ports, forcing the ship to sail country to country searching for a place to land. There have been 4 deaths on board, two have been confirmed to be coronavirus-related, nine more passengers have tested positive and over one hundred others are experiencing flu-like symptoms. They are currently en route to Ft Lauderdale, Florida, where they hope to finally land and disembark.

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