Stranded Americans Overseas Amid Coronavirus; Florida Cruise Ships

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The more than 30,000 Americans still stranded overseas because of the coronavirus are getting frustrated as the State Department mounts an unprecedented effort to help get them home. WAMU's Daniella Cheslow reports. Also, 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. We speak with The Miami Herald's Taylor Dolven. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's March 31, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on March 31, 2020.


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