February 6, 2020
Cruise ships and horrible viruses make for a great, solid base for a plot.
Throw quarantine into the mix and you’ve got yourself a formula with which you can’t really go wrong.
AP: Large white sheets covering them head-to-knee, people infected with a new virus were led by gloved and masked officials Wednesday off a Japanese cruise ship, while the rest of the 3,700 people on board faced a two-week quarantine in their cabins. In Hong Kong, more than 3,600 people on another cruise ship were to be screened after it was banned by Taiwan amid growing worry about the spread of an outbreak.
The ships are caught up in a global health emergency that seems to worsen by the day. The little-understood coronavirus has killed...