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CDC: Cruise ship norovirus sickens 333

December 20, 2017 by


CDC has posted the following update on its website. Investigation Update on the Independence of the Seas Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship: Independence of the Seas Voyage Dates: December 11 – 16, 2017 Number of passengers who have reported being ill during the voyage out of total number of passengers onboard: 310 of 4,160 […]

3 Dozen Possibly ill with Norovirus on CA Cruise

April 8, 2014 by


Officials say more than three dozen people are possibly ill with the highly contagious Norovirus while onboard a cruise ship sailing to ports in California. Princess Cruises spokeswoman Karen Candy says about 37 passengers on the Crown Princess reported being sick while the ship was in San Francisco on Monday. Candy said Tuesday that cruise […]

Norovirus Cruising Woes

February 1, 2014 by


by Ben Chapman My friend and fellow NC State dude Chris Gunter (below, on the left, exactly as shown) texted me this morning while on his way to Houston. He’s about to embark on a cruise and his ship, The Caribbean Princess, was linked to 173 norovirus illnesses this week. According to Ben Souza of the appropriately named […]

Dozens of passengers on Royal Caribbean cruise fall ill, company says

January 19, 2014 by


 It’s not a fun way to end a dream vacation, according to CNN. Dozens of passengers on a four-night cruise aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship became sick with a stomach illness, according to a company statement. The Majesty of the Seas docked in Miami Friday after a Caribbean journey that included port calls at Nassau […]

Passengers on Queen Mary 2 struck down by norovirus outbreak

September 21, 2013 by


by Doug Powell Maybe these cruise ships should engage in “special, enhanced cleaning procedures” before a norovirus outbreak. At least eight people are sick out of the 2,462 passengers on board luxury Southampton liner, Queen Mary 2 but that number download should grow. A total of 130 of 778 passengers have contracted gastroenteritis on board […]

Silversea Cruises issues Statement following Failing Sanitation Grade

July 27, 2013 by


The inspection by the USPHS on the Silver Shadow on June 17, documenting an unusually low score, has given the Company great cause for concern. At Silversea Cruises we pride ourselves on providing the best quality services to our guests. Since the preliminary report was given to us, a full investigation has been carried out […]

Alii Kai Catamaran, Hawaiian Cruise, Admits Serving Vodka To Toddler

June 7, 2012 by


A Hawaiian dinner cruise turned into a family’s worst nightmare after waiters served a three-year-old toddler alcohol, according to local TV station Hawaii News Now. Three-year-old Michael was with his parents on the Alii Kai Catamaran when he was served vodka in his orange juice, his mother, Bingyam Cai, alleges. “If he had drunk the […]