Image zoom The Holland America Line Inc. Westerdam cruise ship passes through the West Arm of Glacier Bay, Alaska, U.S., on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Fears over melting glaciers are fueling a tourism boom in Alaska, with rising summer temperatures in recent years contributing to the rapid decline of a number of storied glaciers, according to reporting from The Telegraph. Photographer: Tim Rue/Bloomberg via Getty Images Roughly 2,000 passengers and crew aboard the Holland America Line Westerdam are stranded on the open seas. Fears of the novel coronavirus (now officially known as COVID-19) has prompted four different nations and the U.S. territory of Guam to deny them entry despite no one on board being diagnosed with the illness that has caused global panic. The Westerdam is the latest cruise to be caught in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak. A virus-stricken ship has been under quarantine at the Yokohama Bay in Japan since Feb. 5. At least 174 people on board the Diamond Princess have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Wednesday. Last week, passengers on a World Dream cruise in Hong Kong were held for four days after the company learned that three passengers who had sailed on… Read full this story
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