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Illness Outbreaks Hit Three Cruise Ships

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that three Holland America Line cruise ships have reported gastrointestinal illness outbreaks on five recent sailings. Of the five sailings, only one has been a...

Cruise Passengers Quarantined for Norovirus in Virginia Port

Cruise passengers are being quarantined on a cruise ship docked in Norfolk, Virginia due to a norovirus outbreak. According to a report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention , 17% (153 out of 917) of...

Cruise Canceled Due to Norovirus Outbreak

A norovirus outbreak on a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' ship has forced the cruise line to cancel an upcoming cruise after hundreds of passengers have been affected by the illness. The June 20, 2015 sailing...

Norovirus Outbreak Sickens 187 on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

The first confirmed norovirus outbreak on a cruise ship in 2015 has sickened 187 passengers and crew members on Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas. According to the CDC, 178 (9.14%) passengers and 9 (1.15%)...

Cruise Ship Sickness/Norovirus Outbreaks Lowest in 14 years

The number of gastrointestinal illness (GI) outbreaks, including norovirus and Enterotoxigenic E. coli, on cruise ships fell to the lowest level in 14 years in 2014. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) website...

Norovirus Outbreak Hits Cruise Ship Affecting 172 Passengers/Crew Members

A norovirus outbreak has hit the Crown Princess and an environmental health officer with the CDC will board the cruise ship on Sunday in San Pedro, CA to conduct an environmental health assessment.   So far...

124 Sick After Norovirus Outbreak On Holland America Cruise Ship

A norovirus outbreak has been confirmed on the Holland America ms Veendam.  A total of 124 passengers and crew members on the cruise ship have reported ill during the 14 night sailing. Of the 124...

Norovirus Outbreaks on Cruise Ships, What Gives?

Over the past couple few weeks, norovirus outbreaks on Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas and on the Caribbean Princess have made front page headlines on leading media outlets such as CNN and Fox...

Cruise Ship Back In Port After Norovirus Outbreak; 173 Sick On The Caribbean Princess

UPDATE:  The Caribbean Princess is back in Houston and all passengers have disembarked the ship.  The cruise ship returned early due to a dense fog warning and not because of the norovirus outbreak.  Only...

Royal Caribbean Giving Refunds To Passengers After Norovirus Outbreak

This past weekend, Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas made news headlines across the county after the a norovirus outbreak left 650 passengers and crew members sick.  The cruise line made the decision to...
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