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A cruise ship at sea

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...

A cruise ship deck

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...

Yellowstone Park- Norovirus Outbreak

Pack an extra roll (or two) of toilet paper if you’re visiting Yellowstone or Grand Tetons National Parks in Montana this month.  The parks are experiencing a norovirus outbreak that has sickened over 200...

Where to start?

Things are still active in the world of food borne viruses this season, in spite of the advent of spring.  There are outbreaks to report and updates on outbreaks already reported, and European hospitals...

Norovirus still going strong…

Norovirus is still going strong, in spite of the arrival of spring. Outbreaks of the virus peak during the winter months, but can occur any time of the year. The month of March was...

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%...

Outbreak Update!

The norovirus season is truly in full gear.  Since the last post, there have been a number of norovirus outbreak reports from the US and the UK to add to this year’s growing list. ...