With Warship Coronavirus Cases Rising, Concerns Over Military Readiness

Three of the U.S. Navy's 11 aircraft carriers are reported to have sailors infected with the coronavirus. The Pentagon says readiness has not been affected, but more outbreaks are expected.
The Navy's USS Ronald Reagan, seen sailing into Hong Kong waters in 2017, is docked in Yokosuka, Japan, while crew members are quarantined with the coronavirus. Source: AFP via Getty Images
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Amid growing concerns about military readiness, a sailor from the coronavirus-sidelined aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt became the first crew member to be hospitalized in intensive care in Guam Thursday. He is one of more than 400 of the ship's sailors who have tested positive for COVID-19.

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