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US troops in Korea are on high alert for coronavirus after widow of retired soldier tests positive

  • As a result, USFK command raised the risk level to "high" for service members across the Korean peninsula "as a prudent measure to protect the force," USFK announced in a statement on Monday.
  • According to Stars & Stripes, Col. Michael Tremblay, the garrison commander at Camp Humphreys, said that some troops had also been quarantined "out of an abundance of caution" because they had either been to China or been tested for the virus and were awaiting results.
  • A Stripes reporter also photographed a USFK soldier checking the temperatures of people attempting to enter Camp Walker, which sits in the middle of the Coronavirus-affected city of Daegu, in the southeast part of the country.
  • The 61-year-old widow who contracted the virus had visited Camp Walker's Post Exchange on February 12 and 15, USFK wrote in its statement, prompting Korean and American health professionals to try to figure out if others were exposed.

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Amazon facing criticism from Holocaust remembrance groups over books, Prime TV show

  • New York (CNN Business) - Amazon is facing criticism from two Holocaust remembrance groups for some content available on its site that they describe as dangerous and antisemitic.
  • The Auschwitz Memorial and the Holocaust Educational Trust are calling on Amazon to stop selling books by Julius Streicher, a member of the Nazi party and the founder and publisher of Nazi-era antisemitic newspaper Der Stürmer.
  • The Auschwitz Memorial also criticized the company for what it says are false depictions of the concentration camp in the new Amazon Prime show Hunters.
  • The Auschwitz Memorial also called out Amazon on Twitter Sunday for a scene in the new Prime show Hunters starring Al Pacino.
  • The criticism comes just a month after world leaders gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi death camp Auschwitz, where more than 1.1 million people were killed and many more were imprisoned.

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