It’s A US Territory Where The Coronavirus Never Arrived — But Some Residents Can’t Get Home (Buzzfeed)

[Link to original Buzzfeed article by Julia Reinstein]

Crystal Veavea did not know when she boarded a flight from American Samoa on March 9 that she would be saying goodbye to her family for months on end. The 38-year-old usually flies back and forth from her home in Pago Pago to Lake Elsinore, California, every other month to be treated for polycythemia vera, a form of blood cancer. But this time, she was apprehensive about traveling when the coronavirus was starting to spread around the world.

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