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U.S. may use cruise ships as hospitals during coronavirus emergency

As coronavirus spreads around the world, nobody is going on cruises. But while those luxury ships sit empty, waiting out the pandemic, one cruise line is offering to put them to use as the U.S. healthcare system prepares to be overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients.

In a move announced by President Trump...

Passengers disembark from the Carnival Sunshine cruise ship Monday, March 16, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. ...