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Israel Says Cruise Passenger Flown Home from Japan Has Virus

A thermal camera is set up at a quarantine zone installed by the ministry of health to test passengers returning from China for…

One of the 11 Israelis who were flown home after being quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan has tested positive for the new virus that emerged in China late last year, the first case to be reported inside Israel, officials said Friday.

The Israeli cruise ship passengers, who had all initially tested negative for the new coronavirus, arrived on a charter plane overnight. They were met by medics in protection suits and immediately taken to the Sheba Hospital near Tel Aviv, where they will be kept in quarantine.

Dr. Gili Regev-Yochay, director of the infectious disease unit at the hospital, said read more >>>

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