Cruise Ships With Sick Passengers Turned Away From Florida Ports

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More cruise ships are pleading for somewhere to port in Florida, but so far Gov. Ron DeSantis has denied their requests, saying the state's health care resources are already stretched thin.

Holland America's Zaandam ship and its sister ship, the Rotterdam, are still out to sea with thousands of passengers and crew, including 300 Americans. There are multiple people who are sick with flu-like symptoms and at least four people have died on board.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Taylor Dolven (@taydolven), a reporter who covers the tourism industry for The Miami Herald.

This segment aired on March 31, 2020.


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