The potential tragedy happened in Shady Side, Maryland, south of Annapolis.
"It is simply a farce," tweeted a group of Russian doctors, saying they've been collecting donations to buy supplies while Moscow sells them to Washington.
One Twitter user who uploaded a video captioned it, in part: "Wrongfully relieved of command but did right by the sailors."
The CNN anchor said he has also experienced headaches, high fever, blurry vision and extreme fatigue, with symptoms intensifying at night.
Some dial their state offices hundreds of times while others are met with frozen websites.