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Coronavirus Limiting US Military Across Globe

South Korean soldiers wearing masks to prevent contacting the coronavirus stand guard at a checkpoint of a military base in…

The coronavirus is limiting U.S. military activities across the globe, causing drill postponements and leave suspensions for troops.

The U.S. and South Korean militaries announced Thursday that they were postponing major combined training exercises set for March because of the concern of a coronavirus outbreak, a day after the first U.S. service member tested positive for the virus while stationed on the Korean Peninsula.

Three U.S. Forces-Korea-related persons have been confirmed with the virus, including the 23-year-old male soldier, a widowed dependent of U.S. Forces-Korea and a male Korean national employed at Camp Carroll.

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