Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreaks
Vacationing on a cruise ship in an experience unlike any other. From family-friendly activities, to bars and comedy clubs, there’s a little bit of something for everyone aboard these “cities at the sea.” And after a long day of picking and choosing what experiences you’d like to participate in, there’s certainly one thing you won’t want to forget…the glorious food. Beautiful buffet lines sprawled across spectacularly designed dining halls will have you feasting like a king. Unfortunately, these types of environments are breeding grounds for foodborne illness outbreaks.
A cruise ended badly for two people on a Regal Princess Cruise. The ship had left Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Saturday, February 7th and stopped on the Bahamas at Princess Cays, a private port of call for the cruise lines. The ship then disembarked and was headed toward Cozumel, Mexico.