Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Returns to New Jersey Following Outbreak

By Victoria Cavaliere BAYONNE, N.J., Jan 29 (Reuters) - Passengers staggered off a Royal Caribbean ship reeking of vomit and diarrhea at its home port on Wednesday after their cruise was cut short by an apparent stomach bug that felled nearly 700 vacationers and crew. Cheers erupted from the Explorer of the Seas as the vessel pulled into Bayonne, New Jersey, in New York … [Read more...]

Over 600 Sickened on Royal Caribbean Cruise -CDC

Jan 27 (Reuters) - The number of passengers and crew who fell ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship climbed to more than 600 on Monday, many of them vomiting and suffering diarrhea. The updated sick count aboard the Explorer of the Seas, which cut short its Caribbean cruise and was expected to dock in New Jersey on Wednesday, is more than double the 300 originally thought … [Read more...]