All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘norovirus’

Norovirus Sickens 172 on Princess Cruises Ship

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Sunday that 172 passengers of a U.S.-based Princess Cruises ship touring the Pacific have been infected with Norovirus. The ship in question, the “Crown Princess,” had a similar outbreak in April, when over 150 passengers became infected. The vessel also had a Norovirus incident in December, 2012, when 102 passengers were infected. …

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Cruise Ship Illnesses Continue to Spread on Crown Princess

An illness on the Crown Princess cruise ship continues to affect passengers on the vessel. The ship has been on a seven-day voyage visiting ports in California, which includes stops in San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. A norovirus was detected and was said to be very contagious. It generally causes nausea, diarrhea, stomach cramping, and other flu-like symptoms. The …

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Norovirus: 600 People Infected Aboard Cruise Ship

The ship Explorer of the Seas is on its way back to port after an outbreak of what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says is the norovirus. The outbreak has sickened 600 people aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise. Norovirus is a rapidly spreading stomach bug that became so bad onboard the ship, it literally forced the cruise …

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Cruise Ship Sickness – Suspected Norovirus

Dozens of passengers were sick during their holiday aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Majesty of the Seas. The cause was a gastrointestinal illness that had many people wishing they were somewhere else. A statement by Royal Caribbean on Friday said that many passengers began experiencing a gastrointestinal illness suspected to be norovirus. Over the course of the 4-day journey, …

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