More than 300 passengers fall ill with suspected norovirus on Caribbean Princess

At least 299 passengers and 22 crew members sailing on a Princess Cruises ship are believed to be suffering from suspected norovirus. Caribbean Princess was refused entry to Trinidad & Tobago as a precautionary measure. The ship was on a 14-day Caribbean sailing which departed on February 2. It is now en route back toContinue reading “More than 300 passengers fall ill with suspected norovirus on Caribbean Princess”

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Norovirus outbreak on Oasis of the Seas

More than 270 passengers have reportedly fallen ill with Norovirus on Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis of the Seas. Passengers were kept on board for hours after it docked at Falmouth port in Jamaica on Wednesday (January 9). The ship was on a seven-night cruise through the Caribbean, but passengers have been told they will haveContinue reading “Norovirus outbreak on Oasis of the Seas”

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Don’t shake hands with the captain!

Cruise ships said to have banned greeting because of fears contagious stomach viruses could be passed on Cruise ship captains have been warned against shaking hands on deck It is feared that shaking hands can pass on the infectious Norovirus Crystal Cruises admitted the new rule was designed to prevent disease The company said twoContinue reading “Don’t shake hands with the captain!”

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