WASHINGTON 

The Pentagon expects more coronavirus outbreaks on naval ships as it seeks to rein in an existing outbreak aboard an aircraft carrier where more than 400 sailors have tested positive, a top general said Thursday.

“It is not a good idea to think that the Teddy Roosevelt is a one of a kind issue,” Vice Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. John Hyten told reporters at the Pentagon during a call-in news conference.

He was referring to the USS Theodore Roosevelt, an aircraft carrier with more than 4,000 sailors, which has been docked in Guam since late March as the Defense

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