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Aloha, Norovirus?

Noroviruses like to pop up where people gather, including idyllic, luxury paradises. Visitors to the historic Royal Hawaiian in Honolulu began falling ill a little over a week ago and the Hawaii State Department...

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Noroviruses still a concern in some schools

The norovirus season may be finally winding down with the warming temperatures (hooray!), but three elementary schools in Vancouver, Washington have had to deal with suspected norovirus outbreaks in recent weeks. The three schools...

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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...

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...

Norovirus onboard Vision of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s Vision of the Seas experienced a norovirus outbreak on its recent 11-day cruise.  The outbreak affected over 100 of the almost 2000 guests and several crew members, which is just over 5%...

Norovirus on “Dawn Princess” Cruise Ship

Norovirus has again earned its nickname of “the cruise ship virus.”  The Dawn Princess, of Princess Cruises, has just experienced an outbreak of Norovirus.  According to the CDC, 134 people experienced illness with symptoms...

Most Workers Admit Using Phone in Bathroom

Cellphones in the bathroom?  We’ve all seen-er, heard?- it.  According to a recent survey in the U.S. by 11mark marketing agency, 30% of men and 20% of women bring their phone with them to...