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CDC reports cruise ship outbreaks mostly norovirus

The holiday cruise season is steaming toward the New Year having logged less than one foodborne illness outbreak a month thus far in 2017 that met the CDC’s criteria for public posting. As of Dec. 8, there had been 10 such outbreaks involving nine ships from five cruise lines, according to the Centers for Disease… Continue Reading

Cruise Ships Rocked by Stomach Illnesses Last Week

Norovirus suspected

Nearly 400 passengers and crew aboard 2 different cruise ships were throwing up last week — but not from seasickness. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday that at least 121 people traveling on Royal Caribbean’s Vision of the Seas and 276 people aboard Princess Cruises’ Ruby Princess fell ill with gastrointestinal symptoms last week. Illnesses were… Continue Reading

Norovirus on Cruise Ship Sickens 134

An outbreak of Norovirus among passengers and crew of a Princess Cruises ship has sickened 134 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To date, CDC is reporting 11 illnesses among the 151 crew members of the Dawn Princess and 114 illnesses among the 1,778 passengers. Symptoms included vomiting and diarrhea. Crew… Continue Reading