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Coronavirus updates: Americans to be evacuated from cruise ship quarantined in Japan

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 16, 2020, 11:55 AM UTCBy NBC News• U.S. to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan• Death toll from novel coronavirus rises to 1,665• China's president said he took early action behind the scenes• China's Hubei bans vehicle traffic to curb spread of coronavirus• American woman from cruise ship tests positive again in MalaysiaDeath toll from novel coronavirus risesAlmost 1,700 people have now died from the novel coronavirus as the number of people diagnosed with the respiratory illness rose to 68,500, officals at China’s National Health Commission reported Sunday.As of Satur ...