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CDC: Multiple Cruise Ship Outbreaks of Norovirus from Frozen Fruits and Berries

April 23, 2020 by


Here is what you need to know about the cruise line outbreak. 1.July to September 2019 Cruise Line X Experienced sudden unexplained outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis (AGE)on 10 cruise ships sailing in Europe. 2. Investigations by Cruise Line X no clear source of outbreaks. 3. September 18, 2019: CDC notified that cruise ship A of […]

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 […]