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US navy chief out over handling of ship virus outbreak

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US Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned on Tuesday over his mishandling of an outbreak of the coronavirus on the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, Defence Secretary Mark Esper announced.

[WASHINGTON] US Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned on Tuesday over his mishandling of an outbreak of the coronavirus on the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, Defence Secretary Mark Esper announced.

Mr Modly stepped down five days after removing the Roosevelt's captain,...

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