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TheUSS Theodore-Roosevelt arrived in Guam on March 27. Among the 4,000 crew members, a hundred cases of Covid-19 were detected, and the captain, noting that the situation was “Deterioration[ait] quickly”, asked to be able to disembark the sailors on the island.

“We are not at war. Sailors don’t have to die. If we don’t act now, we’re not taking care of our most precious asset – our sailors. ” According to San Francisco Chronicle, these a few words are taken from a letter sent to his superiors on Monday 30 March by the commander of the nuclear aircraft carrier Theodore-Roosevelt, stationed in the middle of the Pacific, in Guam.

Of the 4,000 sailors on board, more than 100 have been infected with the new coronavirus, and captain Brett Crozier has asked to be able to “Isolate all his crew” in order to avoid possible deaths in a situation “Deteriorating rapidly”.

In the four-page letter to US Navy management, Crozier says that “Only a small contingent of sailors

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