Four U.S. military-affiliated individuals worldwide, including a member of the National Guard, have died of complications related to the coronavirus, according to the Pentagon’s latest data released Tuesday.

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Herd immunity could keep coronavirus-afflicted carriers in the fight, former Navy captain says

The Navy should encourage herd immunity for crews on aircraft carriers in the western Pacific, rather than quarantine sailors ashore who need to be ready for action in the South China Sea, a defense expert and former Navy warship captain said Wednesday.

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Navy secretary visits hospital ship Mercy in Port of Los Angeles

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly did not step foot on the ship in accordance with strict measures in place to keep it as a “Covid-free bubble.”