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Fear, boredom, adventure fill each day on quarantined ship

 

February 13, 2020



YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Fear. Surprising moments of levity. Soul-crushing boredom.

Life on the Diamond Princess, the cruise ship quarantined in a Japanese port with scores of cases of a new virus, means experiencing all these things, according to interviews by The Associated Press with passengers and a growing stream of tweets and YouTube videos.

At times there's an almost festive atmosphere, as when locals on Jet Skis buzz the ship, shouting greetings. Other times, there's deep worry, like on the days when new cases of the illness are confirmed, pushing the total on the ship to 218 — t...



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