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US seeks to repatriate 13,500 stranded in pandemic

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Some 5,700 people have already been brought back - including more than 800 out of the Chinese virus epicenter of Wuhan and 1,200 last week from Morocco as well as 300 from the Diamond Princess cruise in Japan, the official said.

[WASHINGTON] The United States is trying to repatriate some 13,500 Americans stranded overseas by the coronavirus pandemic but does not believe it can reach all of them, the State Department said Monday.

With much of the world imposing temporary entry restrictions and airlines slashing...

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