Norovirus Sickens Over 200 Aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

A Royal Caribbean cruise from Baltimore to Jamaica was cut short after more than 200 people became ill with the norovirus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirms that 198 passengers and 9 crewmembers aboard the Grandeur of the Seas developed symptoms relating to the norovirus during a 9-day cruise to Jamaica. Onboard were 1,948 passengers and 786 … [Read more...]

Norovirus Sickens 172 Aboard Princess Cruise Ship

By Jonathan Kaminsky Nov 16 (Reuters) - A cruise ship with 172 passengers and crew members suffering from a gastrointestinal ailment caused by norovirus was met by public health officials when it docked in California on Sunday, authorities and Carnival Corp said. The outbreak marks the second time in less than a year that the highly contagious virus has spread on the … [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...]

Hundreds Fall Ill on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Jan. 27 Update: Over 600 Sickened on Royal Caribbean Cruise -CDC By Dan Hart Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control boarded a Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ship in the Virgin Islands today to assess the situation after hundreds of passengers and crew became sick. The agency said in a report on its website last week that 281 of … [Read more...]