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Norovirus season isn’t over yet

Norovirus season usually winds down this time of year, though there have been some notable norovirus outbreaks in the past couple of weeks. You may have heard of the two cruise ship outbreaks, on...

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Norovirus outbreak on the Grandeur of the Seas

Around 1% of norovirus outbreaks are believed to occur on cruise ships, but they often attract media attention and can lead to large numbers of people becoming infected. Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas...

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Norovirus on the Caribbean Princess

There is another presumed norovirus outbreak on a cruise ship this week, this time the Caribbean Princess. 165 passengers and 11 crew out of over 4,200 people on board have reportedly fallen ill with...

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Suspected norovirus on Explorer of the Seas

You may have already heard about this one, but we would be remiss in not posting about Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas, which is returning to the States two days early due to...

Additional cruise ship outbreaks in the U.K.

Issues are continuing for one U.K. cruise line as two of their ships, the Black Watch and the Boudicca, sailing out of different home ports, are dealing with presumed norovirus outbreaks.  We recently mentioned...

Norovirus outbreak on a U.S. cruise ship

The CDC recently posted on their Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) website that the Celebrity Cruise lines ship, Celebriy Summit, has been experiencing an outbreak of norovirus during their current September 21st – October 5th...